neonatal death


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Noun1.neonatal death - death of a liveborn infant within the first 28 days of life
death - the absence of life or state of being dead; "he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life"
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The WHO also stated the three major causes of neonatal deaths worldwide, comprising infections (36%, which includes sepsis/pneumonia, tetanus and diarrhoea), pre-term (28%), and birth asphyxia (23%).
Elaine Hamilton, bereavement specialist midwife, said:"The memorial service offers a dedicated time of reflection during which babies lost through miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal death are remembered.
There were 29 neonatal deaths before 28 days after delivery, giving a neonatal death rate of 4.3/1 000 live births for deliveries at [greater than or equal to] 22 weeks and 2.7/1 000 live births for deliveries at [greater than or equal to] 28 weeks.
The present study therefore aims to identify the risk factors for neonatal death in an inland region of the State of Sao Paulo.
Neonatal deaths occur when babies die within their first 28 days of life, and the rate has remained fairly static across the past five years.
Although more research and deliberation is needed, this new study does add one novel endpoint to the literature: "The outcome of neonatal death has not been reported previously, to our knowledge."
Björn Pasternak, M.D., Ph.D., from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, and colleagues examined whether fluconazole use during pregnancy is associated with stillbirth and neonatal death. The authors used nationwide register data to identify all pregnancies with singleton live births and stillbirths in Sweden and Norway.
Logistic regression was conducted on a univariate level to identify the predictors of neonatal death. Variables with significant levels (p=0.05) of prediction of death were then entered into a multiple logistic regression analysis.
Five experiences of pregnancy or baby loss are included in the NBCP including miscarriage, termination of pregnancy for foetal anomaly, stillbirth, neonatal death and the sudden unexpected death of an infant up to 12 months.
The report further added that D.I.Khan is on the second list where 248 children were died , Swat 185, Kohat 73 as total of Neonatal death across the province were 1,457 were reported.
One of the report's authors, Dr Brad Manktelow, from the University of Leicester, said: "Those trusts and health boards identified with high rates of stillbirth or neonatal death rates should review the quality of the care they provide."
The association between geographical accessibility to obstetric beds and the early neonatal mortality rate was analyzed to an ecological-level, without considering the potential confusion effect of the variability between municipalities with pregnant women and newborns exposed to risk factors for early neonatal death. Merlo (10) found that the association between neonatal mortality and access to neonatal care remained significant after adjusting for individual level confounders.

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