Learn More
BACKGROUND Illness severity scores are increasingly used for risk adjustment in clinical research and quality assessment. Recently, a simplified version of the score for neonatal acute physiology (SNAPPE-II) and a revised clinical risk index for babies (CRIB-II) score have been published. AIM To compare the discriminatory ability and goodness of fit of(More)
Impaired speech learning, mental retardation and alterations of affectivity and behaviour may be the consequences of profound neonatal deafness. The authors emphasize the importance of detecting the newborns at audiological risk and screening the neonates in order to get an early diagnosis and treatment of the affection, at least within the first year of(More)
56 very low-birth-weight (less than or equal to 1500 gm) infants were admitted in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit between january 1978 and december 1981. Mortality of these infants in the first year of life decreased from 50% in 1978 to 32% in 1981. Our study confirms that mortality is significantly higher in transported infants. As to those born in our(More)
  • 1