rationale for screening for critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) in
newborns will be explained during a Texas Department of State Health Services Newborn Screening Grand Rounds webinar from 11
am to 12:45 pm CT on Nov. 8.
Catherina Ocampo, MD, a member of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Section of
Pediatric Cardiology at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, will discuss supporting evidence for the use of pulse oximetry in the newborn
nursery to detect CCHD.
legislature passed a bill requiring CCHD screening earlier this year.
Action, Nov. 1, 2013