The newborn examination must follow a rigid structure
The 4 focus areas of the NIPE screening programme are:
Head, hips, abdomen, testes
Eyes, hips, abdomen, testes
Eyes, heart, hips and testes
Eyes, lungs, heart and abdomen
Examination of the eyes aims to pick up problems with function
Which of the following are risk factors for neonatal eye problems?
Low birth weight
Gestational age <32 weeks
Family history of childhood eye problems
Cardiac anomalies are always detected antenatally
The only part of the baby's cardiovascular system to be examined is the heart
The correct order for hip manouvres is:
Barlow then Ortalani
Ortalani then Barlow
Which is considered more serious?
Unilateral undescended testis
Bilateral undescended testes
If you are unsure about a finding, what should you do?
Ask a midwife to check
Request senior review
Document finding and ask GP to follow up