Asphyxia : Risk Factors, Prevalence & Neurological Impacts Hardback
Edited by Angelina R. Santos
Despite the continuous effort from the scientific community and the advancements in neonatal intensive care, hypoxic-ischaemic brain injury of term and near-term infants remains a significant problem throughout the world.
After asphyxia, infants may suffer from long-term neurological sequelae, including death, cerebral palsy, learning difficulties, epilepsy and other significant cognitive, developmental and behavioural problems in 40% of survivors.
This book discusses the risk factors, prevalence and neurological impacts of asphyxia.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 98 pages
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 01/06/2015
- Category: Physiology
- ISBN: 9781634822251