International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Pediatrics | Nepal | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020


Neonatal Sepsis and Associated Factors of New Born Child in Pokhara Academy of Health Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal

Dr. Yagya Raj Sigdel, Dr. Ramchandra Bastola, Dr. Shree Krishna Shrestha, Dr. Amrita Ghimireand, Dr. Sunita Ghimire


Abstract: Neonatal sepsis is one of the serious problems in medicine and is a major cause of mortality in developing countries like Nepal. Neonatal Sepsis is caused by certain bacteria that are harmful to the human body and health. A study was carried out in Department of Pediatrics, Pokhara Academy of Health Sciences from 2018 to 2019. Out of total neonates checked in hospital, neonates who suffered from sepsis as well as risk factors associated with sepsis development were taken for the study. It was found that neonatal sepsis in Pokhara was still high. Among different risk factors six factors namely low birth weight, bleeding disorder during the pregnancy, prolonged labor, maternal history of uterine infection, Maternal fever and Education level of mother were associated with major risk factors on neonatal sepsis.


Keywords: sepsis, neonates, maternal


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,


Pages: 1595 - 1597


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Dr. Yagya Raj Sigdel, Dr. Ramchandra Bastola, Dr. Shree Krishna Shrestha, Dr. Amrita Ghimireand, Dr. Sunita Ghimire, "Neonatal Sepsis and Associated Factors of New Born Child in Pokhara Academy of Health Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR20714203629, Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020, 1595 - 1597

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