Prematurely Born Child Met by Medical Team at Domodedovo Airport, Moscow.


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The summer, which is a period of vacations and rest, has passed. No one can feel secure against diseases while on vacation. In these cases, medical care may be required to return a sick person to their hometown.

It goes without saying that while a prematurely born child is transported from one place to another, the baby needs special medical conditions and the participation of a resuscitation team.

 

 

 

On the 23rd of August a resuscitation team from our hospital (doctor Galina Victorovna Shatskaya, paramedic Alexander Anatolyevich Scherban, driver Mikhail Konstantinovich Falkenshtern) met a prematurely born child at Domodedovo Airport. An infant had arrived in Moscow from Georgia and was delivered to a resuscitation unit of our hospital.

 A newly-born child with a birth weight of 1400 grams needed specialized treatment. The infant did not suffer while being transported. Now the child’s care is being continued in our hospital.

 

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Our resuscitation unit team wants to emphasize one thought. If a pregnant woman decides to visit distant countries, she has to weigh the pros and cons. Travelling long distances can invoke premature delivery. This act may have dire consequences which a woman could avoid.

Take care of yourself and your child!

 

 

Translated from Russian into English by Irina Zykova
Edited by Peter Cebull

 

 
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