N.J. screening program for heart defects shows promising results

07/16/2013 | NJToday.net (New Jersey)

In the initial nine months after New Jersey required pulse oximetry screening of all newborns, 99% of 73,000 babies were screened for heart defects, a study in the journal Pediatrics showed. The statewide screening program detected critical congenital heart defects in three babies and other conditions, including pneumonia and sepsis, in 17 babies, researchers said.

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