Perinatal mortality rate on Crete, over the last 5 years.

  title={Perinatal mortality rate on Crete, over the last 5 years.},
  author={Christina Ch Giannakopoulou and Antonia E. Manoura and Eftichia V. Korakaki and Eleftheria G. Hatzidaki},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  volume={105 2},
The perinatal mortality rate is defined as the number of stillbirths and deaths within the first postnatal week, per 1000 total births [1]. It has become one of the most reliable indicators for standards of antenatal and perinatal care [2]. Differences in defining stillbirths and first postnatal week deaths due to lower gestational age or birth-weight limits, make comparison of statistics between countries difficult. Greek law defines all stillborn fetuses delivered at 180 days’ gestation as… CONTINUE READING

Similar Papers

Topics from this paper.