Early Neonatal Death (END) - Incidence, Causes and Predisposing Maternal FactorsJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2021-11-05
Authors : Mansi Myangar; Tejal L Patel;
Page : 599-601
Keywords : birth asphyxia; END; RDS; Preterm; low birth weight; hypertension;
To study incidence, causes and predisposing maternal factors for early neonatal deaths at civil hospital Ahmedabad. Retrospective analytical study carried over one year at civil hospital Ahmedabad. Details of each early neonatal death were elaborately filed. Out of 5553 total births, there were 118 early neonatal deaths which is nearly 21.24 per 1000 live births. The important causes of early neonatal deaths were birth asphyxia, respiratory distress syndrome, septicaemia. Low birth weight babies and preterms. Also we discuss multiple maternal factors associated with early neonatal deaths.
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