Volume 8/Issue 5, September 2012
Nursing care and surgical correction of neonatal myelomeningocele
Neural tube defects are a major cause of fetal, neonatal and childhood death. They are also responsible for significant life-long disabilities. In some cases, they can be prevented, and in others surgery can improve life expectancy and quality. Factors relating to these concepts are discussed, alongside suggestions for improvement in care.
Jensen A.Nursing care and surgical correction of neonatal myelomeningocele.Infant 2012; 8(5): 142-146.