Does the cigarette smoking influence the perinatal outcome?

Zisovska, Elizabeta and Lazarevska, Liljana and Zivkovic, Jadranka and Spasova, Lidija (2007) Does the cigarette smoking influence the perinatal outcome? Ekoloska istina-Zbornk radova (20). pp. 672-677. ISSN ISBN 978-86-80987-51-4

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Cigarette smoking, active or passive, is related to adverse perinatal outcome, and affects breastfeeding. It increases risks of spontaneous abortions, preterm delivery, low birthweight, malformations, placenta previa, abruption. The aim of our study was to evaluate whether cigarette smoking has influence to perinatal outcome. Material : newborns and their mothers admitted to Gynecology&Obstetric Clinic, Skopje, Macedonia. Methods : epidemiological, clinical, statistical. Our results showed high influence of the cigarette smoking to some indicators of perinatal outcome (prematurity, low birthweight, Apgar scores). These finding derive conclusion that cigarette smoking is the most frequent and completely preventable risk factor for the adverse neonatal outcome. Key words: newborn, cigarette smoke, outcome, prematurity

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Elizabeta Zisovska
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2015 12:32
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2015 12:32

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