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General Hospital Portlaoise Obstetric Clinical Report 1994
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|Title: ||General Hospital Portlaoise Obstetric Clinical Report 1994|
|Publisher: ||Midland Health Board (MHB)|
|Issue Date: ||1994 |
|Description: ||There were 1,058 babies (weight 500mgs.+) born In the hospital in
1994 . This is an increase of twenty (1.9%), compared to last
year. This was due to an increase of· 17 (5.7%) primagravidae.
and 3 multigravidae (0.4%)
There were seven babies born in Dublin after their mothers (six -
one multiple pregnancy) were transferred from Portlaoise (0.7% of
total births). One of these was delivered by caesarean action .
There were nine perinatal deaths this year (two with lethal
congenital malformations). The perinatal mortality w&s 8.5 per
1,000 births ( for both babies of 1,OOOgms and 500gms weight).
The cerebral convulsion rate was 0.9 per 1,000 births (one case).
There were 30 babies classified 88 ill (3.7%), seven (0.7) of
whom were transferred to Dublin for specialist management. The
number of caesareans was 111 (10.5),46 (14.6) in primagravidae
and 65 (8.8)in multigravidae. There were 99 (9.5)inductions .|
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