Clinical Pediatrics: Open Access

Clinical Pediatrics: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2572-0775

Ekouya Bowassa G

Faculty of Health Sciences, Marien Ngouabi University, Brazzaville, Congo

  • Short Communication   
    Death during First 48 Hours in the Department of Neonatology of the University Hospital of Brazzaville
    Author(s): Ekouya Bowassa G*, Ngakengni NY, Moyen E, Okoko AR, Mbika Cardorelle A and Moyen G

    Introduction: Neonatal mortality is a public health problem in developing countries. Its reduction is an integral part of the goals for sustainable development. Objectives: To determine the frequency of deaths during the first 48 hours at the Brazzaville University Hospital, to identify the causes of death and to determine the factors associated with early death. Patients and methods: This was a descriptive and analytical study carried out in the neonatal department of the CHU Brazzaville from January 1 to June 30, 2018 (6 months). It concerned all neonates hospitalized during the study period and who died within 48 hours of hospitalization. The variables studied were epidemiological, clinical, paraclinical and progressive. Results: 697 newborns were admitted to the service, 286 (41%) die.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2572-0775.19.4.157

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