Summary Writer: Elizabeth Campbell
Editor: Nhi Nguyen
Interviewee: Nick Evans
James talks to Professor Nick Evans about an approach to vomiting in the neonate.
Nick Evans has been a Staff specialist in Neonatal Medicine at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor at University of Sydney since 1991. His research interests have been varied including the use of ultrasound in an acute care setting, the haemodynamic causes of brain injury in preterm babies and prevention of brain injury from severe jaundice in term babies.
With Associate Professor Nick Evans, Staff Specialist in Neonatal Medicine, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
Vomiting in the neonate is extremely common, and a concerning presentation. One of the challenges of assessing vomiting in the neonate is distinguishing normal vomiting from pathological vomiting.It is normal to feel nervous when assessing neonates.
Case 1 – A 5 day old boy is brought to Emergency by his mother, with a history of vomiting.
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