Age:21 Days, Male
Funded by HAC: 60,000/-
Baby of Devi, a 21 day old male baby presented with complaints of cold and cough since 2 days, decreased feeding and decreased activity since 1 day. At the time of admission baby had tachypnea and retractions, started on Bubble CPAP ,Inj. Augumentin and Inj.Amikacin and IV fluids .Septic screen showed elevated CRP. Blood culture sent report awaited. In view of increase in respiratory distress , baby was intubated and ventilated at 4 hours of admission. Baby had poor perfusion and weak pulses , started on Inotropes and antibiotics were upgraded to Inj.Piperacillin tazobactam. As perfusion improved Inj.Dopamine tapered and stopped .Baby was extubated after 36 hours due to recovery in clinical status. Cerebrospinal fluid analysis was done report awaited. Baby was started on OG feeds which are gradually increased and now on full OG feeds.
Baby of Devi is saved at a cost of 60,000/-