Feng, Yvonne; Mohamed, Abdel-Latif; Bajuk, Barbara; Lui, Kei; Oei, Ju Lee
Aim To compare causes and rates of mortality among infants admitted to 10 Australian neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) between 1995 and 2006. Methods: De-identified perinatal data from the Neonatal Intensive Care Units' (NICUS) Data Collection for 24131 infants were examined for causes and rates of death. The study period was divided into two epochs: I (1995-2000, n=11185 infants) and II (2001-2006, n=12946 infants). Results: A total of 2224 (9.2%) infants died in hospital. Mortality...[Show more]
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