Home Health IMSS opens its first Neurodevelopment Center for premature babies

IMSS opens its first Neurodevelopment Center for premature babies

IMSS opens its first Neurodevelopment Center for premature babies
  • For the care of the newborn with prematurity, an individualized follow-up plan will be designed according to the needs of each patient.
  • Each patient will have a multidisciplinary team made up of Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, Epidemiology, Social Work, Psychology and Pediatrics.
  • In addition, parents and primary caregivers will be trained to continue rehabilitation at home and continue the work carried out in this center.

With more than 70 years of history, the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) represents the backbone of public health in our country. Although the most important thing is that it is constantly being updated and expanded. In fact, his most recent work is the first Neurodevelopment Center for premature babies which was just opened.

Where is it located?

In this case, it is located within the High Specialty Medical Unit (UMAE) Hospital of Gynecology and Obstetrics (HGO) No. 4 of Mexico City. While the main objective is to identify in a timely manner the possible alterations in the neurological development of premature babies.

When inaugurating this center, the director of Medical Benefits, Dr. Célida Duque Molina, indicated that the opening of this space is due to the policy of providing care with quality, innovation and opportunity, focused on the beneficiary.

“The early care of these minors will allow neurohabilitation actions to be initiated to achieve their maximum potential. In this way they can be given the opportunity to have a better quality of life and optimal development.”

Workplan

Dr. Duque Molina explained that for the care of the newborn with prematurity An individualized follow-up plan will be designed according to the needs of each patient. In addition, parents and primary caregivers will be trained to continue rehabilitation at home and continue the work carried out in this center.

All these actions will be accompanied by a multidisciplinary team made up of Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, Epidemiology, Social Work, Psychology and Pediatrician. Their joint work will be responsible for contributing to the care of these minors.

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Other areas of care for families

Subsequently, the director of Social Security Medical Benefits led a supervision tour of the UMAE Hospital of Gynecology and Obstetrics No. 4. She visited the first Human Milk Bank in the IMSS, to which an average of 50 mothers go daily and 170 liters are collected per month.

He also toured the premature infants service, which has 36 cribs to provide special care depending on the degree of complications they present. In this area, the average occupancy is 90 percent, so there is enough staff to care for these little ones.

In addition, he visited the Single Clinic for Risk Assessment where women in their first trimester of pregnancy are treated. Through various studies, the risk of some diseases such as hypertension, preeclampsia, chromosomal abnormalities and preterm birth is calculated.

Accompanied by the director of this medical unit, Dr. Oscar Moreno Álvarez, and heads of service, the director of Medical Benefits, Dr. Célida Duque Molina, reviewed the quality and timeliness of care provided to beneficiaries in the southern part of the City. from Mexico.

It verified the human quality with which women are cared for in the area of ​​oncology and humanized childbirth as part of the AMIIMS model. What it establishes is that the rights holders have the accompaniment of their relatives and with non-invasive techniques, such as a freely chosen posture or the intake of liquids. With this, they allow patients to go through these moments in a calm and uncomplicated way.

With the inauguration of first Neurodevelopment Center for premature babies IMSS increases its catalog of services. While it is another care and attention option for Mexican families.