Neonatal deaths in the Asir Region of Saudi Arabia: Experience in a Referral Neonatal Intesive Care Unit.

@article{Bassuni1997NeonatalDI,
  title={Neonatal deaths in the Asir Region of Saudi Arabia: Experience in a Referral Neonatal Intesive Care Unit.},
  author={W A Bassuni and Fuad Idrees Abbag and Asindi Asindi Asindi and A al Barki and A M Al Binali},
  journal={Annals of Saudi medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={522-6}
}
We reviewed a total of 169 deaths among 969 infants referred from various health institutions in the Asir Region to the neonatal intensive care unit of Asir Central Hospital, Abha, Saudi Arabia, during a four-year period (January 1992 to December 1995). The results showed that the major causes of neonatal mortality in the region were low birth weight (LBW… CONTINUE READING