Al Zahra Hospital Dubai provides comprehensive care for premature and high-risk babies, offering various medical and surgical services to its small patients, In addition, It provides state-of-the-art medical technologies, including the various modes of mechanical ventilation, ranging from non invasive ventilation to conventional and high frequency ventilation, diagnostic evaluation and treatments,
Every attempt is made to deliver care in a manner that fosters optimal growth and development of the newborn infant as well as incorporates the family into care plan initiatives.
Supported by a wide range of pediatric sub-specialty consultants, Al Zahra hospital Dubai neonatology service care is delivered by a dedicated staff of neonatal nurses in collaboration with subspecialty-trained neonatologists
The scope of care delivered is a full continuum, beginning with antenatal consulting for families who will potentially have an infant in the NICU. The NICU provides intensive care including the provision of high frequency oscillatory ventilation, conventional ventilation, most medical, surgical, pediatric sub-specialties, and multi-system support.
We partner with families to provide the most appropriate daily care and decision-making for their infants.
When the patient no longer needs intensive care, care will be provided in the most appropriate place for that infant and family, whether it will be a continued stay in the NICU, or in a special care nursery that can better meet all the needs of the infant and family. The NICU does provide transitional care to assist families in making the transition from illness to wellness. While in transitional care, the family receives complete preparation for discharge including teaching, coordination of home care, coordination of community resources, and arrangements for all needed follow ups including follow up in neonatal high risk clinic.
In Neonatal High Risk clinic, We provide RSV prophylaxis (Synagis) as indicated and monitor growth and development of NICU grads.