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Newborn Services Guideline Disclaimer

These guidelines have been written primarily for use within the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Starship Child Health and take into account the best available evidence at the time of their creation and review, as well as current recommended best practices. 

While great care has been taken to see that the information in this section is accurate, the user is advised to check drug doses carefully and if there is any uncertainty about the guidance provided, you should seek local advice.

No set of guidelines can cover all variations required for specific patient circumstances.  It is the responsibility of the health care practitioners using these guidelines to adapt them for safe use within their institutions and for the individual needs of patients.

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