Tag: "asphyxia" at medical news
Night borns' risk
...a 60% increase in the risk of mortality related to asphyxia
in preterm infants born at night, compared to preterm infants born during the day. The Hong Kong study, based on data from the Swedish birth register, analysed more than two million births from 1973-95. The first risk period started from the end of...
Cooling treatment for newborn asphyxia
...ntly no effective treatments to reduce the risk of asphyxia
at birth, but recent small scale studies have foun..., parents of more than 200 children suffering from asphyxia
will be asked to allow their infants to take part in the trial. Half the children will have their te...
Whole-body hypothermia reduces risk of death in Encephalopathy in infants
...xic–ischemic encephalopathy due to acute perinatal asphyxia
remains an important cause of neurodevelopmental deficits in childhood//. Infants with moderate encephalopathy have a 10% risk of death, and those who survive have a 30% risk of disabilities. 60% of infants with severe encephalopathy die, and many,...
Government Hospital’s Poor Functioning Claims Lives Of 138 Infant
... have prevented many of the deaths caused by birth asphyxia
and that facilities for investigation were not utilized nor expert opinion sought in most cases. About 800 children, till the age of 12, are admitted to the referral hospital every month and the average mortality rate is about 15 a month. 'Most o...
Brain Defect boy Compensated for Medical Error
...'s brain cells have been damaged because of breath asphyxia
caused due to the delay in delivery," said Thomas, a bank manager. After 45 days at the government hospital, Thomas and Geetha returned with their baby, knowing well that he would be mentally retarded, because of the negligence of the doctor. Gee...