June 2015

Early Screening of Newborns for Critical Congenital Heart Defects ~ Use of Pulse Oximeter for

June 7, 2015

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/heartdefects/cchd-facts.html Facts about Critical Congenital Heart Defects as published by US Centers for Disease Control  About 1 in every 4 babies born with a heart defect has a critical congenital heart defect (critical CHD, also known as critical congenital heart disease). {1} Babies with a critical CHD need surgery or other procedures in the first year […]

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