Neonatal Emergencies
    Given the fact that signs and symptoms are usually non specific and the
    presentation is usually subtle in newborns it is a wise idea to think of a mnemonic
    that reminds us of all the possible neonatal emergencies.

    T = Trauma (Accidental and Non Accidental)
    H = Heart Disease, Hypovolemia, Hypoxia
    E = Endocrine (Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Thyrotoxicosis)
    M = Metabolic (Electrolyte Imbalance)
    I = Inborn Errors of Metabolism
    S = Sepsis (Meningitis, Pneumonia, UTI)
    F = Formula Mishaps (Under or Over dilution)
    I = Intestinal Catastrophes (Intussusception, Volvulus, Necrotizing Enterocolitis)
    T = Toxins / Poisons
    S = Seizures
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