UCSF Neurointensive Care Nursery Featured in San Francisco Chronicle

The new Neurointensive Care Nursery (NICN) at UCSF Children’s Hospital is highlighted in the Dec. 16, 2008, issue of the San Francisco Chronicle. The NICN offers specialized treatment for infants who show signs of brain damage at birth and are at risk for developing cerebral palsy, mental retardation and other cognitive disorders.

The story features David Rowitch, MD, PhD, chief of neonatology; Donna Ferriero, MD, chief of pediatric neurology; and Susan Peloquin, RN, clinical coordinator of the NICN.

UCSF’s Cooling Method a First for At-Risk Babies
San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 16, 2008

Related Links:

Innovative Center at UCSF Specializes in Treating the Infant Brain
UCSF News Release, Nov. 13, 2008

Neonatology
UCSF Children’s Hospital

Baby Brain Research Studies
UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

 

 

 

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