JOURNAL OF SHANGHAI JIAOTONG UNIVERSITY (MEDICAL SCIENCE) ›› 2021, Vol. 41 ›› Issue (11): 1540-1544.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2021.11.022

• Review • Previous Articles    

A review of tools for risk assessment of necrotizing enterocolitis

Yan JIANG(), Qiao-ling FAN(), Cheng CAI, Jia-yu QIU, Yan LI, Kai ZHANG   

  1. Department of Neonatology, Shanghai Children's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200040, China
  • Online:2021-11-28 Published:2021-09-23
  • Contact: Qiao-ling FAN;
  • Supported by:
    Shanghai Jiao Tong University Science Foundation Project(Jyhz2125)


The risk assessment tools for neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis were reviewed, and the clinical applicability, and content and methods of using the assessment tools were described. The deficiencies of the tools were analyzed, so as to provide reference for healthcare worker in early identification of high-risk neonates, judgment of disease progression and timing of surgery.

Key words: necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), risk assessment tool, neonatal, early warning

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