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Occurrence of risk factors in newborn infants. A study of 22359 consecutive cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  742834     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
All the 22359 deliveries in 1971-1974 at the Institute of Midwifery, Helsinki, were analyzed for risk factors. 1196 infants (5.35%) had one or more risk factor at birth, the most common being an Apgar score of 6 or less at 5 or 15 minutes, hyperbilirubinaemia, and a birth weight of 2000 g or below. The other risk factors registered were neurological symptoms, respiratory difficulties, hypoglycaemia, newborn infants of diabetic mothers and cases with sepsis. 124 infants in the risk group died during the first week. This was 83% of the total neonatal mortality. Except for hyperbilirubinaemia, which was less frequent in 1974, there was no marked change in the composition of the risk group from 1971 to 1974.
Authors:
K Michelsson; A Ylinen; A Saarnivaara; M Donner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of clinical research     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0003-4762     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Clin. Res.     Publication Date:  1978 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-04-25     Completed Date:  1979-04-25     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0220042     Medline TA:  Ann Clin Res     Country:  FINLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  334-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Apgar Score
Asphyxia Neonatorum / epidemiology
Birth Weight
Female
Finland
Humans
Hypoglycemia / epidemiology
Infant Mortality*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / epidemiology*
Jaundice, Neonatal / epidemiology
Meningitis / epidemiology
Nervous System Diseases / epidemiology
Pregnancy
Pregnancy in Diabetics
Prospective Studies
Risk
Sepsis / epidemiology

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