early neonatal death


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early neonatal death

Death of a newborn infant in the first seven days after delivery. See: intrapartum death; stillbirth.
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Comparison of demographic data by HIV status in group of mothers with early neonatal death HIV-positive HIV-negative Untested Maternal age 27.
Early neonatal deaths account for 75% of all neonatal deaths worldwide, due mainly to prematurity (40%) and complications of asphyxia (23%).
There was no association between severity of anaemia and Apgar score, stillbirths and early neonatal deaths.
The early neonatal death (day 1) was caused by a congenital abnormality.
Preeclampsia is a major contributor to global maternal and perinatal disorders related to high blood pressure, and is the second leading cause of stillbirths and early neonatal deaths in developing nations," said Michael Gravett, MD, professor and vice-chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Washington and scientific director of the Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS).

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