Global reductions in newborn and maternal deaths remain low
- Nutritional Status of Low Birth Weight Infants Using Mounla's Method. Rajbhandari, D.; Zhong Dan Ni; Gu Jiao Wei; Gao Zhong Yao // Journal of Institute of Medicine;Aug2015, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p22
Introduction: Low birth weight infants remain a significant public health problem in many developing countries. Poor nutrition recognized as an important cause, which is associated with a short- term and long-term adverse consequences, carrying relatively greater risks of perinatal and neonatal...
- Planned home births are linked with higher rates of neonatal mortality, study shows. Mayor, Susan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;7/10/2010, Vol. 341 Issue 7763, p69
The article reports on higher rates of neonatal mortality in planned home births compared to hospital deliveries in developed countries, which is associated to the difference of medical intervention and access to neonatal resuscitation.
- REDUCTION DE LA MORTALITE MATERNELLE ET NEONATALE PAR LA GRATUITE DE LA CESARIENNE A L'HOPITAL NIANANKORO FOMBA DE SEGOU AU MALI. THERA, T.; TEGUETE, I.; TRAORE, Y.; KOUMA, A.; TRAORE, B.; KOKAINA, C.; DOLO, T.; SAMASSA, B. L.; TRAORE, M.; DOLO, A. // Mali MÃ©dical;2013, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p41
Introduction: Emergency obstetrical treatment could influence maternal and neonatal mortality and so the government of the republic of Mali decided on June 23, 2005 to establish the free caesarian policy in the public sanitary establishments. So after 3 years and half, we estimated the impact of...
- Study shows IVF baby risk. // Australian Nursing Journal;Apr2001, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p7
Focuses on a study which showed that babies born as a result of in vitro fertilization (IVF) have an increased risk of premature delivery and need longer intensive care treatment. Significance of the findings; Deaths of Aboriginal infants in Townsville.
- VITAL SIGNS. // Time International (Atlantic Edition);6/6/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 23, p16
Statistics are presented on the number of neonatal deaths per 1,000 U.S. births at 37 weeks gestation, or the mortality rates in the U.S. for babies who reach full term.
- VITAL SIGNS. // Time International (South Pacific Edition);6/6/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 23, p18
Statistics are presented on the number of neonatal deaths per 1,000 U.S. births at 37 weeks gestation, or the mortality rates for babies who reach full term in the U.S.
- Neonatal Sepsis: An Update. Kale, Anjali; jaybhaye, Deepali; Bonde, Vijay // Iranian Journal of Neonatology;2014, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p39
Sepsis is the most common cause of neonatal mortality. As per National Neonatal-Perinatal Database (NNPD), 2002-2003, the incidence of neonatal sepsis in India was 30 per 1000 live births. Signs and symptoms of sepsis are nonspecific; therefore empirical antimicrobial therapy is promptly...
- Research brief: Night-born babies less viable. // GP: General Practitioner;8/5/2005, p6
The article focuses on a study conducted in the U.S. which finds that babies born at night are up to 16 per cent more likely to die within their first month of life than those born during the day. The researchers examined birth and death data for more than three million infants born weighing...
- Findings of meta-analysis cannot be relied on. Gyte, Gill; Dodwell, Miranda; Newburn, Mary; Sandall, Jane; Macfarlane, Alison; Bewley, Susan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;7/31/2010, Vol. 341 Issue 7766, p217
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Study Shows Higher Rates of Neonatal Mortality With Planned Home Births," by S. Mayor, published in the July 2, 2010 issue.