[Definition of asphyxia neonatorum and incidence of neurologic and systemic complications in the full-term newborn].

@article{Wayenberg1998DefinitionOA,
  title={[Definition of asphyxia neonatorum and incidence of neurologic and systemic complications in the full-term newborn].},
  author={J. L. Wayenberg and Dani{\`e}le Vermeylen and Eliane Damis},
  journal={Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la Societe francaise de pediatrie},
  year={1998},
  volume={5 10},
  pages={1065-71}
}
PATIENTS AND METHODS In a prospective multicentric study, 152 of 10,065 live term births had birth asphyxia, defined by the association of three indicators (fetal distress, depression at birth and metabolic acidosis). RESULTS The incidence of birth asphyxia was 1.5% of live term births when birth asphyxia was defined by the presence of at least two indicators, and 1% of live term births when birth asphyxia was defined by the association of metabolic acidosis and another indicator… CONTINUE READING