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Characteristics of Neonatal Asphyxia in Perinatology Ward Sanglah General Hospital Denpasar

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 11)

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Page : 290-296

Keywords : Characteristic; Asphyxia; Ante Natal Care;

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Background: Neonatalasphyxia is the failure of spontaneously and regularly breathe soon after birth. Birth asphyxia remains one of the top ten conditions responsible for neonatal death in Indonesia. Objective: To determine the characteristics and comorbid factor Neonatal Asphyxia in Perinatology Ward Sanglah General Hospital, Denpasar, Bali. Methods: This is a retrospective cross - sectional study with descriptive design. Data were collected from medical records of neonatal asphyxia patient during 2019. Results: Fifty neonates with neonatal asphyxia were included in this study. Subject were dominated by male (58%) with gestational age less than 37 week or premature (72%), small gestational age (78%), birth weight less than2500 gram (44%), lower ANC (82%), moderate asphyxia (64%), mother age greater than35 years old (68%), sectiocaesaria delivery (64%), referral (74%) and higher mother education (82%). The characteristic comorbid factor of asphyxia were respiratory distress syndrome (78%), and hypoglycemia (86%). Conclusion: The characteristic of neonatal asphyxia in our center are dominated by male, low birth weight, gestation age less than 37 weeks, with caesaria delivery, small gestational age, mother with age greater than35 years old and low quality of ANC. Our subjects also tend to characteristic comorbid factor of asphyxia which consist of a respiratory distress syndrome and hypoglycemia.

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