neonatal period


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Noun1.neonatal period - the first 28 days of life
time of life - a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
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It is by any measure the most dangerous time in our lives.The first 28 days after we are born, the neonatal period, marks the hazardous transition from fetal life to the air-breathing world outside the uterus.
Although there have been a decrease in the worldwide IMR in recent years, considerable inequalities are still observed in both national and international data.2,3 Worldwide, approximately 40% of deaths under 5 years of age occur in the neonatal period, and three-fourths of newborn deaths occur in the first week of life.
It is most commonly diagnosed in the neonatal period and often associated with other congenital anomalies.
Hypopituitarism findings may not be present in the neonatal period and may occur with different, non-specific, clinical presentations.
This article shares the latest research on the development of the skin microbiome in infancy, including the neonatal period, and informs on the essential role of a healthy skin microbiome while providing practical advice for patients.
This article shares the latest research on the development of the skin micro-biome in infancy, including the neonatal period, and informs on the essential role of a healthy skin microbiome while providing practical advice for patients.
It said there was an 'unusually large increase' in the number of infant deaths in 2016 compared with 2015, particularly during the neonatal period - when a baby is less than 28 days old.
Of the 183 infant deaths investigated, the majority occurred in the neonatal period (n = 144; 78.7%), the highest proportion of deaths was for males (n = 85; 59.0%), while in the post-neonatal period the female sex predominated (n = 24; 61.5%).
(3) Humeral fractures are the second leading long-bone fractures of the neonatal period after fractures of the clavicle.
From the end of the neonatal period and through the first 5 years of life, the main causes of death are pneumonia, diarrhoea and malaria.

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