Infants born with risk factors in the period 2009-2011, in Stip

Panova, Gordana and Panov, Nenad (2012) Infants born with risk factors in the period 2009-2011, in Stip. Knjiga sazetaka 53 Kongres studenata Biomedicinskih nauka Srbije. p. 377. ISSN 978-86-7197-378-6

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The world literature annually born about 3-4% of children at risk, according to criteria risk for children. They need extra medical care and may have serious difficulties in adjustment over the life hereafter. Objectives: The aim of this paper is to show the incidence of children born at risk, the most common risks in the last three years obstetric department the Clinical Hospital Stip, and to show possible association with some demographic characteristics such as gender, order of birth, age of mother. Material and methods: The survey was conducted in the Department of Preventive health care for children preschool, which includes all children born in obstetric department Clinical Hospital Stip. Analyzed were total 3277 health cards of children born between 2009-2011.The risk was compared according to generally accepted criteria for risk factors at birth. Results: From total of 2,200 newborns in the three-year period with risk factors were born 159 children or 7.3% with increasing in number from year to year. In terms of gender, no significant statistical significance, the ratio male: female is 41,5:58,5%. Common risk factors include asphyxia at birth (24,5%), SGA(23.4%) and premature, ie children born with gestational maturity of 33-36 GN Often children were firstborn in 17.1% cases, and mothers in 51% were aged 20-33 years. Conclusion: The number of children born with a risk factor increases in each subsequent year. This is probably due to the more modern medical care and treatment of maternal and newborn. Yet the efforts of medical personnel should be greater focus on prenatal health education of future mothers, higher health care and that preventing the birth of children with the most common risk factors, particularly perinatal asphyxia, SGA and prematurity.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: infants, risk factors, asphyxia, SGA, premature.
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Gordana Panova
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2013 10:38
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2014 14:36

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