The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Sanad Hospital, Riyadh, is one of the most advanced unit of its kind in Riyadh. The unit contains Intensive Care, Intermediate care, Continuing Care and isolation rooms.
Prematurely born infants are at an increased risk of neurodevelopmental disabilities as well as other disorders. Early recognition of such problems is critical in order to provide timely intervention and improve the quality of life of these high-risk babies. A multidisciplinary approach to care and treatment provided by a team of experts is essential for the best outcomes.
The unit is led by highly trained physicians, specialist doctors and qualified nurses that provide round the clock support to incoming patients. Since its inception, the NICU at Sanad Hospital has treated and diagnosed a host of acute and chronic conditions such as respiratory problems, infections, surgical problems and congentical malformations.
• Latest ventilators and monitors to provide comprehensive care for premature and high-risk babies.
• High frequency ventilators and a nitric oxide delivery system which are the most advanced treatment for severe respiratory failure and pulmonary hypertension.
• Cooling therapy for new born babies that suffer from a decrease in oxygen supply during birth.
• Complete intravenous nutrition for new born babies.