Other content tagged: newborn health

European Standards of Care for Newborn Health – One year anniversary

We reached a lot, it was a long way. In November it has been exactly one year since the European Standards of Care for Newborn Health had been officially launched in the European Parliament in Brussels. 5 years of hard preparing work had come to a close. Yet, this marked the beginning of the next big steps: disseminating and implementing the standards! For a year, we have been on the roll with the "Standards roadshow" all over Europe - and…
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Retinopathy of prematurity – not only an acute condition? An interview with Professor Armin Wolf

Interview with Professor Armin Wolf, Deputy Hospital Director, Eye Hospital, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is a condition that is found in the eyes of very preterm born babies. It is characterised by changes in the developing blood vessels of the retina (the light-sensitive layer in the back of the eye that sends visual signals to the brain). If detected timely, it can usually be treated and a blindness can be prevented. Still, it is a condition of the…
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