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* Birthweight less than 1500g or gestational age less than 32 weeks  

Revision as of 09:27, 17 February 2020

NHMRC guidelines "NHMRC guidelines are intended to promote health, prevent harm, encourage best practice and reduce waste" have replaced the earlier 1988 NHMRC recommendations.

Links: Australian Clinical Practice Guidelines | NHMRC guidelines


Historic - NHMRC (1988) Recommendations  
Neonates be assessed for follow-up care under the following conditions:
  • Birthweight less than 1500g or gestational age less than 32 weeks
  • Small-for-gestational-age neonates
  • Perinatal asphyxia
  • Apgar score less than 3 at 5 minutes
  • clinical evidence of neurological dysfunction
  • delay in onset of spontaneous respiration for more than 5 minutes and requiring mechanical ventilation
  • Clinical evidence of central nervous system abnormalities ie., seizures, hypotonia
  • Hyperbilirubinaemia of greater than 350umol/l in full term neonates
  • Genetic, dysmorphic or metabolic disorders or a family history of serious genetic disorder
  • Perinatal or serious neonatal infection including children of mothers who are HIV positive
  • Psychosocial problems eg., infants of drug-addicted or alcoholic mothers.