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  1. Morbidity and mortality in the special care baby unit of New Mulago hospital, Kampala.

    Article - En anglais

    The morbidity and mortality of admissions to the Special Care Baby Unit at New Mulago Hospital, Kampala are described for 1598 infants seen during the 12-month period fo 1989.

    The overall neonatal mortality rate on the Unit was 18.0%, which has shown only slight improvement during the period 1984-1989.

    The major causes of death were, in descending order of frequency: birth asphyxia, respiratory distress syndrome, aspiration syndromes, very low birthweight, infection, anaemia and congenital malformations.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Nourrisson, Homme, Etiologie, Epidémiologie, Ouganda, Afrique, Morbidité, Mortalité

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Infant, Human, Etiology, Epidemiology, Uganda, Africa, Morbidity, Mortality

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0055835

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.