neonatal

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neonatal

of or relating to newborn children, esp in the first week of life and up to four weeks old

neonatal

[¦nē·ə′nād·əl]
(medicine)
Pertaining to a newborn infant.
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Plots of dose-response relations for arsenic and (A) spontaneous abortion, (B) stillbirth, (C) neonatal mortality, and (D) infant mortality in the general population.
With case mix adjustments, the confidence intervals for neonatal mortality did not overlap for only 2 of the 26 years (1994 and 1998) (Appendix 4).
Infant Mortality in Canada (Excluding Ontario and Territories), 1991-2005 Live Births Neonatal Mortality Rate per Unadjusted Hazard 1000 Ratio (95% CI) Live Births Total 3,173,694 3.
3/1000 births (27) cases for early neonatal mortality and 2/1000 cases (41) cases of late neonatal mortality at the Women's Hospital in 2011.
It is known that neonatal mortality rate in Diyarbakir is rather high (20/1000) and the fact that neonatal transport conditions are not at a desired level is an important factor affecting this high rate (30,31).
In addition, the meta-analysis identifies six studies used to determine the neonatal mortality rate, but Table 3 says that seven were used.
Since 2000, stillbirth and neonatal mortality rates in the UK have shown a downward trend, according to the Perinatal Mortality 2009 report, published by the Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries.
The neonatal mortality rate is also high among newborns, with 60 newborns out of every 1,000 dying in the first month of life.
Overall, the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) was 329/100000 live births (LB), the infant mortality rate (IMR) was 48/1000 LB, the neonatal mortality rate (NMR) was 33/1000 LB, and the early neonatal mortality rate was 29/1000 LB.
In 46 chapters, a group of veterinary specialists from the US and Canada address normal physical exams, neonatal mortality, diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the small animal, nutritional requirements, pediatric formulary, care of orphans, clinical pathology values, behavioral development, emergency and critical care, immunologic development, common infectious diseases, and normal growth and development guidelines for all the organ systems.
It claims that home birth results in less medical intervention for the mother but is associated with a tripling of the neonatal mortality rate.
Among women with high-risk conditions who chose a repeat cesarean delivery, rates of neonatal mortality were also higher.