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Changes in the neonatal and infant mortality rate and the causes of death in Korea
Sung-Hoon Chung, Yong-Sung Choi, Chong-Woo Bae
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2011;54(11):443-455.   Published online November 30, 2011

Neonatal mortality rate (NMR) or infant mortality rate (IMR) are the rate of deaths per 1,000 live births at which babies of either less than four weeks or of one year of age die, respectively. The NMR and IMR are commonly accepted as a measure of the general health and wellbeing of a population. Korea's NMR and IMR fell significantly...

Original Article
Prognostic Factors for Mortality in Neonates with Respiratory Distress Syndrome After Surfactant Replacement Therapy
Nam Soo Kang, Byung Min Choi, Young Sook Hong, Joo Won Lee, Soon Kyum Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(9):1188-1197.   Published online September 15, 1998
Purpose : To evaluate the association between neonatal mortality and the initial response to surfactant replacement therapy, and to examine the correlation between the response type and other prognostic factors. Methods : Sixty-seven neonates with respiratory distress syndrome(RDS) were divided into two groups; group I(n=51) who survived and group II(n=16) who died within the first 28 days of life after one...
Early Neonatal Mortality Rate(II) : Obstetric Factors.
Hae Seong Kim, So Kyung Park, Seung Joo Lee, Keun Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(6):584-592.   Published online June 30, 1982
The purpose of this study is to estimate early neonatal mortality rate in relation to obstetric factors. The early neonatal mortality rate was estimated on live births with a gestational period more than 28 weeks who died during the first 7 days of life in Ewha Womans University Hospital fro-m Jan. 1974 to Dec. 1978. During this period, there were...
Early Neonatal Mortality Rate; Neonatal Factors.
Mee Kyung Park, Choong Hee Kim, Seung Joo Lee, Keun Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1981;24(10):920-927.   Published online October 15, 1981
In 8218 newborns who were born in Ewha Womans University Hospital during the period from January, 1974 to December, 1978, the authors investigated the mortality rate within 7 days after birth and studied the factors associated with it. The results are as follows; 1. The early neonatal mortality rate was, in average, 15.5 among 1000 live newborns. 2. The mortality...
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