[Definition of perinatal asphyxia in medical literature: the need of a consensus].

@article{Dios2002DefinitionOP,
  title={[Definition of perinatal asphyxia in medical literature: the need of a consensus].},
  author={Javier Gonz{\'a}lez de Dios},
  journal={Revista de neurologia},
  year={2002},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={628-34}
}
INTRODUCTION The pathophysiological definition of perinatal asphyxia (PA) is not operative in clinical practice; by this, several criteria have been proposed: abnormalities in electronic fetal monitoring, meconium stained amniotic fluid, metabolic acidemia, low Apgar score, postasphyctic neurologic and extraneurologic involvement, etc. AIMS. 1) To analyze the different definition criteria of PA in international medical literature; 2) to compare the studies in Spain about PA, and to know the… CONTINUE READING