Clinical Profile And Outcome Of 100 Neonates In Perspectives Of Neonatal Care In A Tertiary Hospital

Authors

  • Tamanna Begum Department of Paediatrics, Shahid Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital (ShSMC& H) Dhaka
  • Md Rafiqul Islam Department of Paediatrics, Shahid Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital (SHSMC& H) Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jssmc.v2i1.12341

Keywords:

Neonatal care, outcome

Abstract

Neonatal death accounts for about half of all deaths among under five children. This is a retrospective study using hospital data from Jan'09 to Dec'09 to focus neonatal disease profile, case fatality & hospital stay. Study was done in pediatric Dept. of Shahid Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka. 81% neonates were admitted within the first week of life. Low birth weight was (38%). Among them 52% was delivered by normal vaginal and 42%) having history of home delivery. Highest cases were in neonatal septicemia group (40%), Perinatal asphyxia (22%) and LEW (18%) cases. 72% cases was discharge from hospital within 7 days of admission. Case fatality was 2% in both the neonatal septicemia & Perinatal asphyxia group. To achieve the MDG for child survival need to increase coverage of neonatal care intervention for the poorest & most vulnerable groups.

Journal of Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Vol 2No.1 June 2010 page 2-3

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jssmc.v2i1.12341

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2012-10-22

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Begum, T., & Islam, M. R. (2012). Clinical Profile And Outcome Of 100 Neonates In Perspectives Of Neonatal Care In A Tertiary Hospital. Journal of Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College, 2(1), 2–3. https://doi.org/10.3329/jssmc.v2i1.12341

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