birth trauma


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Words related to birth trauma

physical injury to an infant during the birth process

emotional injury inflicted on an infant by events incident to birth that is alleged to appear in symbolic form in patients with mental illness

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When the intrapartum asphyxia and birth trauma death rate was correlated with the ventouse delivery rate, there was a significant negative correlation of r=-0.
Up to the 2000s, many reports were published describing the incidence, frequency and treatment of birth trauma injuries.
Grey (1978)(12), Sinha and Maheswari (1970)(13) observed that birth trauma affects male and female equally.
Available literature reveals no consistent definition of traumatic birth or systematic way to assess birth trauma (Elmir, Schmied, Wilkes, & Jackson, 2010).
2-4] Here, we present a newborn who had a history of birth trauma and adrenal hemorrhage, and consequently developed hypertension.
All patients undertook the following: detailed medical history, including past and present medicine, birth trauma, and central or peripheral trauma; complete neurological examination; and magnetic resonance imaging of the brain and cervical portion of the spinal cord for distinguishing known causes of secondary dystonia.
It is differentiated from acute neaonatal fractures with absence of birth trauma and absence of early excessive callus (1).
It found that 5% of babies born in private hospitals suffered birth trauma such as damaged scalps, jaundice or broken bones, and were readmitted to hospital within 28 days.
The perinatal outcome measures were 1 and 5 minute Apgar scores less than 7 , admission to nursery , early neonatal mortality ( neonatal death within 7days of delivery), neonatal morbidity ( birth asphyxia, birth trauma, respiratory distress syndrome, infection) and were recorded on a semi structured performa.
Long labors--especially a long second stage--are associated with increased rates of fetal infection and birth trauma and, therefore, an increased risk of cerebral palsy and NICU admission.
c) Identify and offer techniques in remedial touch to relieve intrauterine and birth trauma
Nerman offers health advice on a multitude of problems, from adjusting the cranial joints of newborns unable to breastfeed due to birth trauma to people with allergies, sexual disorders, lower-back pain, or certain neurological symptoms.
Women's health specialists are in a unique position to observe the signs and symptoms of birth trauma and assisting the mother to receive help.
Dealing with a diverse range of multimillion pound claims ranging from birth trauma to orthopaedic, ophthalmic to general surgery cases, Trevor and his team have more than 90 years' worth of collective experience helping to secure justice for innocent injured patients.
More children under the age of 5 die in India than in any other country in the world, and from five main causes - pneumonia, premature/low birth weight, diarrhoeal diseases, neo-natal infections/birth asphyxia, and birth trauma - that are avoidable.