NICU terms

  1. Can we make a list of the common terms and abbreviations used in the NICU? What is ECMO? PPHN? Please add any you think are important to know. I really want to become familiar with them. Thanks!
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  3. by   prmenrs
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    ECMO: extracorporeal membrane oxygenation;

    PPHN: persistant pulmonary hypertension
  4. by   HappyPediRN
    WOW! Just what I was looking for, thank you so much!!