Treatment Protocols From Neonate To Adult
Cleft protocols (4 basic + 1 specific protocol) A. General treatment protocol
(Regular follow-ups, pre-surgical examinations, non-surgical interventions, timing with other specialists)
B. Nursing protocol
(Hospitalisation, feeding – naso-gastric/bottle/cups, microbiology swabs)
C. Surgical protocol
(Timing of surgery, type of surgical procedure for particular facial cleft, determine patient’s age of intervention )
D. Paediatric pharmacological protocol
(Medication and care)
[E. Protocol for Pierre Robin Sequence (Chapter 19)] MYBURGH HP, BÜTOW K-W. The peri-operative intra-oral microbiological profile of babies with cleft facial deformities – a South African database. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2009: 38; 928-932. Du Plessis D, Bütow K-W, Van den Berg HJS, Hoogendijk CF Airway and feeding problems in Fairbairn-Robin triad (Pierre Robin): nursing and surgical approach. Curationis 2013: 36 – doi:10.4102/curationis.v36iI.84.
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