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The importance of neonatal asphyxia and caesarean section as risk factors for neonatal respiratory disorders in an unselected population.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7136653     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The risk of neonatal respiratory disorders was calculated in an unselected, total population together with the relative contributions of some factors found associated with an increased risk. Postnatal asphyxia, expressed as a low one minute Apgar score, and low gestational age were substantially, independent risk factors. Caesarean section added, though less markedly, to the risk of the above disorders.
Authors:
O Hjalmarson; M E Krantz; B Jacobsson; S E Sörensen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica Scandinavica     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0001-656X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Publication Date:  1982 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-12-16     Completed Date:  1982-12-16     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0000211     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  403-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Apgar Score
Asphyxia Neonatorum / complications*
Cesarean Section / adverse effects*
Female
Gestational Age
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / epidemiology,  etiology*
Male
Pregnancy
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn / epidemiology,  etiology
Respiratory Tract Diseases / epidemiology,  etiology*
Risk

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