This free app provides up to date guidelines for the Emergency treatment of Neonates and Children under 5 years of age in Myanmar.
These guidelines follow Myanmar Paediatric Society guidelines and have been developed with the support of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in the UK.
The app is useful for ANY doctor or nurse who cares for children in Myanmar.
The app includes :
- Neonatal guidelines
- Paediatric guidelines
- Drug Calculator - type in the age or weight of a child to calculate the right dose of a wide range of common medications
- Jaundice Calculator - automatically plot bilirubin levels on the relevant graph to decide if a baby will require phototherapy or transfusion.
This app is FREE OF CHARGE and is AVAILABLE OFFLINE - it will be in your pocket when you need it to help treat children requiring medical assistance.
The guidelines included are:
- New-born life support
- Neonatal sepsis treatment
- Neonatal seizures treatment
- Hypoglycaemia treatment
- Neonatal intravenous fluid management
- Neonatal jaundice management
- Admission to the neonatal unit checklist.
- Paediatric resuscitation (collapsed child)
- Treatment of very sick child (Airway/Breathing/Circulation/Coma/Dehydration pathway)
- Triage of sick child
- Acute Gastroenteritis (AGE)
- Dengue treatment
- Pneumonia treatment
- Seizure treatment
- Malnutrition treatment
- Malaria treatment
- Automatic dose calculation of over 50 commonly used medications - just input either the age or the weight of your patient and the app will do the rest!
- Automatic bilirubin plotter for babies aged 28 weeks' gestation and above. Just input the gestation, age and bilirubin level and the app will plot the bilirubin graph for you - letting you know if the baby requires phototherapy, exchange transfusion or nothing.
Please download this app and use it to help treat children and neonates. Please remember that it is always your responsibility as the clinician to ensure appropriate treatment and whilst this app can give guidance and support, it cannot be used as a diagnostic tool or relied upon to dictate management of individual children.