The changing pattern of neonatal mortality in a regionalized system of perinatal care: A current update.

@article{Hein1999TheCP,
  title={The changing pattern of neonatal mortality in a regionalized system of perinatal care: A current update.},
  author={Herman A. Hein and Maria A Lofgren},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1999},
  volume={104 5 Pt 1},
  pages={
          1064-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Our earlier studies about the changing pattern of neonatal mortality were based on data from 1978-1979 and 1982-1983. In this report, we provide a modern update of the causes of neonatal deaths to help focus prevention measures. STUDY DESIGN We reviewed neonatal deaths for the years 1995 and 1996 and assigned a clinical cause of death. Deaths were reviewed and analyzed by place of birth and death, according to level of care. We provided an estimate of the change in causes of death… CONTINUE READING

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