5.0 of 2 Ratings
During the exam of a 2-day-old female neonate you determine that she appears lethargic, cyanotic, and has a coarse tremor of her right arm. The patient's mother explains that she observed what she believed to be seizure-like activity just before you arrived in the room. The mother has a history of type two diabetes mellitus and during childbirth there was a delay in cord clamping. You decide to get electrolytes and a complete blood count to work up this patient. The labs are significant for mild hypoglycemia and a hematocrit of 72%. What is the most effective treatment for this patient's condition?
Partial exchange transfusion with hydration
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