Maternal predictors of neonatal outcomes after emergency cesarean section: a retrospective study in three rural district hospitals in Rwanda

@inproceedings{Nyirahabimana2017MaternalPO,
  title={Maternal predictors of neonatal outcomes after emergency cesarean section: a retrospective study in three rural district hospitals in Rwanda},
  author={Naome Nyirahabimana and Christine Minani Ufashingabire and Yihan Lin and Bethany L Hedt-Gauthier and Robert Riviello and Jackline Odhiambo and Joel M Mubiligi and Martin Macharia and Stephen Rulisa and Illuminee Uwicyeza and Patient Ngamije and Fulgence Nkikabahizi and T Nkurunziza},
  booktitle={Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology},
  year={2017}
}
BackgroundIn sub-Saharan Africa, neonatal mortality post-cesarean delivery is higher than the global average. In this region, most emergency cesarean sections are performed at district hospitals. This study assesses maternal predictors for poor neonatal outcomes post-emergency cesarean delivery in three rural district hospitals in Rwanda.MethodsThis retrospective study includes a random sample of 441 neonates from Butaro, Kirehe and Rwinkwavu District Hospitals, born between 01 January and 31… CONTINUE READING
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