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Research Paper | Health Sciences | Indonesia | Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021
Characteristics of Neonatal Asphyxia in Perinatology Ward Sanglah General Hospital Denpasar
Paulus Arief Budiman | I Made Kardana | I Wayan Dharma Artana  | Putu Junara Putra | Made Sukmawati
Abstract: Background: Neonatalasphyxia is the failure of spontaneously and regularly breathe soon after birth. Birth asphyxia remains one of the top ten conditions responsible for neonatal death in Indonesia. Objective: To determine the characteristics and comorbid factor Neonatal Asphyxia in Perinatology Ward Sanglah General Hospital, Denpasar, Bali. Methods: This is a retrospective cross - sectional study with descriptive design. Data were collected from medical records of neonatal asphyxia patient during 2019. Results: Fifty neonates with neonatal asphyxia were included in this study. Subject were dominated by male (58%) with gestational age < 37 week or premature (72%), small gestational age (78%), birth weight <2500 gram (44%), lower ANC (82%), moderate asphyxia (64%), mother age >35 years old (68%), sectiocaesaria delivery (64%), referral (74%) and higher mother education (82%). The characteristic comorbid factor of asphyxia were respiratory distress syndrome (78%), and hypoglycemia (86%). Conclusion: The characteristic of neonatal asphyxia in our center are dominated by male, low birth weight, gestation age < 37 weeks, with caesaria delivery, small gestational age, mother with age >35 years old and low quality of ANC. Our subjects also tend to characteristic comorbid factor of asphyxia which consist of a respiratory distress syndrome and hypoglycemia.
Keywords: Characteristic, Asphyxia, Ante Natal Care
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021,
Pages: 290 - 296