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Perinatal mortality in Southland.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6929435     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A review of Southland's perinatal mortality was undertaken from 1971 to 1977 and included 237 deaths with a post mortem rate of 90 percent. During this period, the perinatal mortality rate fell to below the national average. Prematurity remains the most important single factor. Seventy-four percent of confinements are attended solely by general practitioner obstetricians. Fetal monitoring of high risk pregnancies in labour markedly reduces the intrapartum death rate of mature babies.
Authors:
B J Insull; N E MacLean; G Blanchette
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New Zealand medical journal     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0028-8446     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Z. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1980 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-07-26     Completed Date:  1980-07-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401067     Medline TA:  N Z Med J     Country:  NEW ZEALAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  40-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Female
Fetal Death / epidemiology
Fetal Monitoring
Gestational Age
Humans
Infant Mortality*
Infant, Newborn
Male
New Zealand
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / epidemiology
Risk

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