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O'Farrell, IB and Manning, E and Corcoran, P and McKernan, J and Meaney, S and Drummond, L and de Foubert, P and Greene, RA (2017) Perinatal mortality in Ireland. Annual report 2015. Cork: National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre.

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‌Perinatal mortality refers to the death of babies in the weeks before or after birth. Perinatal mortality includes stillbirths (babies born with no signs of life after 24 weeks of pregnancy or weighing at least 500 grams) and the deaths of babies within 28 days of being born. Perinatal mortality is an important indicator of the quality of obstetric and neonatal care. Measurement of the outcome of care is central to the development of safe and high quality healthcare services. In recent years, the National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre (NPEC) has worked with colleagues in developing an in-depth clinical audit of perinatal mortality

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Pages:88 p.
Publisher:National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre
Place of Publication:Cork
Subjects:E Concepts in biomedical areas > Pregnancy
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
T Demographic characteristics > Pregnant woman
T Demographic characteristics > Child of person who uses substances
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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