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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more


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Where can I find out about neonatal mortality rates?

Where can I find out about neonatal mortality rates?

Internet: http://www.who.int/healthinfo/statistics/indneonatalmortality/en/.

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Neonatal death and tryin to understand. Should I have allowed autopsy?

Neonatal death and tryin to understand. Should I have allowed autopsy?

Sorry for your loss: An autopsy is often helpful, but a choice made from your heart at the time cannot really have been the wrong one. Your obstetrician has some information, and the external and physical examination of your child, imaging and labs will give the needed data. I'm a pathologist and have devoted my life to helping people understand illness -- wish i could have been there to help. God bless you. ...Read more

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Do I have posttraumatic stress disorder (ptsd) from neonatal death?

It's possible,: But you need a psychiatric eval to know for sure. Why nit make an appointment today? We are here to help. ...Read more

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Chances of successful pregnancy after 2 miscarriages and neonatal death?

Chances of successful pregnancy after 2 miscarriages and neonatal death?

Depends: The chances of a successful pregnancy would depend on the reasons for the miscarriages and the neonatal death. Miscarriages are relatively common, but when a women has multiple miscarriages, that can indicate and underlying medical/genetic condition that may make it more difficult to have a normal pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: mortality?

Death: Mortality is being susceptible to death. The mortality rate is the frequency at which people in a population die. ...Read more

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What is the mortality rate of plague?

What is the mortality rate of plague?

15% with treatment: The death rate from plague is about 50% without treatment. In the United States, with treatment, the death rate drops to about 15%. Most cases are bubonic plague. For pneumonic plague, the death rate is 100% without treatment. Pneumonic plague is a bad infection and is considered fatal if treatment is not started within 24 hours. ...Read more

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What is the mortality rate of burkitt's lymphoma?

What is the mortality rate of burkitt's lymphoma?

Many are cured: Lymphoblastic lymphoma (LBL) and Burkitt lymphoma (BL) are both aggressive lymphomas with a rapid rate of cell division. For patients who are able to receive intensive chemotherapy regimens and rituximab antibody, recent trials have reported sustained disease-free survival in 60-90% of patients. ...Read more

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Is there a way to improve the mortality rate for hie?

Is there a way to improve the mortality rate for hie?

Yes: Mortality from hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (hie) has improved in recent years due to a variety of medical interventions, including having a skilled pediatric attendant at delivery, early recognition of hie and prompt stabilization, intensive care neonatology, and most recently hypothermia therapy. Overall, mortality rates for hie are around 20-25%. ...Read more

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Mortality (Definition)

Mortality is being susceptible to death. The mortality rate is the frequency at which people ...Read more