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- Single Centre Neonatal Audit: Can we Predict Mortality in a Surgical Neonate. Manchanda, Vivek; Sinha, Shalini; Sarin, Y. K. // Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons;Jul-Sep2007, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p176
Background: A neonate requiring surgical intervention is different from the neonates admitted in any nursery in terms of physiology, derangements and demand for neonatal care. There are a few scoring systems available in literature that can reliably predict the mortality in a neonate (mainly...
- Neonatal Mortality and Perinatal Risk Factors in Rural Southwestern Nigeria: A Community-Based Prospective Study. Lawoyin, T. O.; Onadeko, M. O.; Asekun-Olarinmoye, E. O. // West African Journal of Medicine;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p19
No abstract available.
- Pattern of Birth Weight of New Born Babies at a Tertiary Care Level. Celine, T. M.; Antony, Jimmy // International Journal of Preventive Medicine;May2012, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p375
The article presents the study which describes the pattern of birth weight of new born babies at a tertiary care level from 2000-2009. It states that birth weight is one of the most significant factor to determine the maturity of the newborn. It indicates that low birth weight is alarming in...
- A parsimonious explanation for intersecting perinatal mortality curves: understanding the effects of race and of maternal smoking. Joseph, K. S.; Demissie, Kitaw; Platt, Robert W.; Ananth, Cande V.; McCarthy, Brian J.; Kramer, Michael S. // BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth;2004, Vol. 4, p7
Background: Neonatal mortality rates among black infants are lower than neonatal mortality rates among white infants at birth weights <3000 g, whereas white infants have a survival advantage at higher birth weights. This finding is also observed when birth weight-specific neonatal mortality...
- Bebek Ã¶lÃ¼mlerinin prenatal-natal saÄŸlÄ±k hizmet kullanÄ±mÄ± ve demografik Ã¶zelliklerle iliÅŸkisi: Vaka-kontrol Ã§alÄ±ÅŸmasÄ±. Bodur, Said; Durduran, Yasemin; Küçükkendirci, Hasan; Doğan, Canan // Dicle Medical Journal / Dicle Tip Dergisi;2009, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p288
Objective: This study was carried out to determine the relationship of infant mortality with socio-demographical characteristics and prenatal-natal service utility. Materials and Methods: The case control study was carried out in Konya province in 2007. The infants of whom provincial directorate...
- How to gain weight by looking up. Newens, A.J.; Jarvis, S.N.; George, R. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/19/92-12/26/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6868, p1576
Examines the recording of birth weight during a study of perinatal mortality in Gateshead, England from 1982 to 1991. Tendency for weights to be 10 grams (g) or 20 g higher after 1985; Increase in the number of babies recorded as weighing 2500 g after 1983 to 1983; Changes in the proportion of...
- Effective Linkages of Continuum of Care for Improving Neonatal, Perinatal, and Maternal Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Kikuchi, Kimiyo; Ansah, Evelyn Korkor; Okawa, Sumiyo; Enuameh, Yeetey; Yasuoka, Junko; Nanishi, Keiko; Shibanuma, Akira; Gyapong, Margaret; Owusu-Agyei, Seth; Oduro, Abraham Rexford; Asare, Gloria Quansah; Hodgson, Abraham; Jimba, Masamine; null, null // PLoS ONE;09/30/2015, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p1
Background: Continuum of care has the potential to improve maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) by ensuring care for mothers and children. Continuum of care in MNCH is widely accepted as comprising sequential time (from pre-pregnancy to motherhood and childhood) and space dimensions (from...
- Neonatal and "perinatal" mortality rates by birth weight. Gordon, Ronald R. // British Medical Journal;11/5/1977, Vol. 2 Issue 6096, p1202
Compares the neonatal and perinatal mortality rates by birth weight in England and Wales. Reduction of the number of stillbirths; Absence of evidence on the impact of superintensive care on mortality rate; Variation in the number of deaths.
- Neonatal mortality of low-birth-weight infants in Bangladesh. Yasmin, Sohely; Osrin, David; Paul, Elizabeth; Costello, Anthony // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;2001, Vol. 79 Issue 7, p608
Examines the role of low birth weight in neonatal mortality in a periurban setting in Bangladesh. Criteria for cohort infants; Neonatal, early neonatal and late neonatal mortality rates by birth weight and gestation period; Kaplan-Meier survival plots.