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IP International Journal of Medical Paediatrics and Oncology

Mortality profile and out come analysis in level two SNCU in tribal medical college district Adilabad Telangana

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Author Details : Suryakant Mundlod, Smita Thakkarwad*

Volume : 5, Issue : 4, Year : 2019

Article Page : 125-128

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Introduction: Neonatal period is a very vulnerable period of life due to many problems. India alone contributes to about 25% of neonatal mortality around the world. In spite of advances in perinatal and neonatal care, neonatal mortality is still high in developing countries. This study was undertaken to study the disease pattern and outcome of neonates admitted to the sick neonatal intensive care unit (SNCU) of a tribal teaching hospital Adilabad.
Study Design: Retrospective study of medical records for 1 year (January 2015-December 2015) from SNCU Softwere.
Materials and Methods: Neonates admitted to SNCU, Adilabad Rajiv Gandhi institute of medical sciences included in the study; the data which were recorded in predesigned proforma in SNCU software. The data were analyzed using appropriate statistical tool.
Results: A total of 1326 neonates were admitted to SNCU during the study period, 147neonates left against medical advice, 51 were referred to other centre hence excluded from analysis. The ratio of the males to female admitted was 1.42:1. In this study, overall mortality rate was 13.7%. Most of the deaths were due to birth asphyxia (49.55%), RDS (38%), neonatal sepsis (10.6%), Neonates with birth weight <1500>
Conclusion: This study identified birth asphyxia, RDS and neonatal sepsis as the major contributors to the neonatal mortality. Improving antenatal care, maternal health improve neonatal outcome.

Keywords: Birth asphyxia, Neonatal mortality, Neonatal sepsis, RDS.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijmpo.2019.029

How to cite : Mundlod S, Thakkarwad S, Mortality profile and out come analysis in level two SNCU in tribal medical college district Adilabad Telangana. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2019;5(4):125-128

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