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Neonatal intensive care in the developing countries: conservative or aggressive approach

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Modern neonatal intensive care symbolises sophistication, and high cost automatically follows. The projected requirements in terms of money, manpower and material involved put this treatment virtually out of reach for the developing countries. However, delivery of basic care, which is available to everyone in form of breastfeeding, thermoregulation by simple devices and prompt treatment of infections, can make a sea of a difference to the number of survivors.

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  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Breast Feeding
  • Progressive Decline
  • Weight Category
  • Specific Death Rate

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Daga, S.R., Daga, A.S. (1985). Neonatal intensive care in the developing countries: conservative or aggressive approach. In: Eeckels, R.E., Ransome-Kuti, O., Kroonenberg, C.C. (eds) Child Health in the Tropics. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-5012-2_23

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