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Published on July 15, 2015 | http://doi.org/10.5867/medwave.2015.06.6182
Maternal and perinatal risk factors for neonatal morbidity: a narrative literature review
Factores maternos y perinatales influyentes en la morbilidad neonatal: revisión narrativa de la literatura
Newborn diseases increase neonatal mortality rates, so a literature review was conducted to establish the risk factors related to maternal and peripartum morbidity affecting the newborn. We searched the following electronic databases: Cumed, EBSCO, LILACS, IBECS and PubMed/MEDLINE. We used specific terms and Boolean operators in Spanish, Portuguese and English. We included longitudinal and cross-sectional descriptive studies, as well as case-control and cohort studies, systematic reviews and meta-analysis, spanning from 2010 to 2015 that responded the topic of interest. The included studies show that multiple maternal and perinatal conditions are risk factors for significant increase of neonatal morbidity, which are described in this narrative review.
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