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One year experience of neonatal mortality and morbidity in a state level neonatal intensive care unit and its comparison with national neonatal-perinatal database.
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PMID:  21510569     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Neonatal mortality is still the leading group among the infant mortality in India. Poor infrastructure, home delivery and lack of facility, trained personnel in rural hospital are the major determining factors leading to neonatal mortality and morbidity including perinatal asphyxia. The data, which is gathered from a tertiary neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of West Bengal and its statistical interpretation, has thrown light upon the current state of neonatal care in our county. Encouragement for institutional delivery, routine use of blood culture and sensitivity and standard antibiotic policy should lead to a far better outcome.
Authors:
Asim Kumar Mallick; Uttam Kumar Sarkar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  108     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  738-9, 742     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Paediatric Medicine, Dr BC Roy Memorial Hospital for Children, Kolkata 700054.
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