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Outcome of infants born to unbooked mothers: a short report from Goroka General Hospital, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea.
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PMID:  24494515     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Despite the increasing availability of antenatal care in Papua New Guinea (PNG), women continue to present for confinement without having previously attended antenatal clinic. In this brief report we present the findings of a five-year retrospective study conducted at Goroka General Hospital, Eastern Highlands Province, PNG. Mothers who had not previously accessed antenatal care ('unbooked mothers') were more likely to experience stillbirth or early neonatal death of their infant than booked mothers.
Authors:
M Manape; G Saleu; L Vallely
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Papua and New Guinea medical journal     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0031-1480     ISO Abbreviation:  P N G Med J     Publication Date:    2011 Sep-Dec
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Created Date:  2014-02-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376417     Medline TA:  P N G Med J     Country:  Papua New Guinea    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  185-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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