Clinical Pathway for the Care of the Neonate with Myelomeningocele/Myeloschisis

Follow-Up Appointments

Required Subspecialty Follow-up Urology
Neurosurgery
Spina Bifida Program
Orthopedics
General Pediatrics
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Speech
Early Intervention
For CHOP Follow-up Each service will determine their own follow-up interval
Make all appointments prior to infant's discharge
Provide family with all phone numbers, including Spina Bifida Program
VUDS with Dr. Carr at 2 months of age
For Distance Follow-up Determine follow-up interval from consult team/notes
Make or verify that the family has made all follow-up appointments based on follow-up document before discharge – Homeward Bound Form
Spina Bifida programs: Spina Bifida Association