Term Neonatal Intensive Care
Code LD-3300.6000
Definition Programs that make lifesaving techniques and equipment available to premature and/or critically ill infants who require continuous observation and, in many cases, intensive therapeutic intervention by trained medical staff. Neonatal intensive care is provided in special units or distinct parts of health care facilities that are designed for this purpose.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 2/23/12
Use References High Risk Infant Unit
Preemie Intensive Care
Preemie Nurseries
Premature Nurseries
See Also References Neonatal Care (LJ-5000.6200)
Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine (LV-6800.5500)
External Classification Terms Emergency Medical Services & Transport (NTE E62)
Emergency Services, Hospital Based (NPC E09.03)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Early Childhood Programs/Services
Emergency and Crisis Services
Pregnancy
Facet Service
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