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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2018.16.6.1586

Influencing Factors and Countermeasures of Neonatal Brain Injury

Danfeng Li, Wenqing Kang, Yinsen Song, Yaodong Zhang, Lei Zhao


This study probes into the occurrence of neonatal brain injury, explores the influencing factors of neonatal brain injury and puts forwards relevant suggestions, with a view to providing scientific basis for clinical effective preventive measures. The study selects 225 neonates admitted to Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) from March 2016 to May 2017 in Zhengzhou Children's Hospital and collects the related clinical data and the results of cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for single factor chi-square test and binary logistic regression analysis using SPSS statistical software. The incidence rate of neonatal brain injury is 37.8%. Chorioamnionitis in pregnant women, mechanical ventilation during the neonatal period, and neonatal infection are independent risk factors for neonatal brain injury, while cesarean delivery is its protective factor (P<0.05). Risk factors for brain injury include chorioamnionitis in pregnant women, mechanical ventilation in the neonatal period, and neonatal infections, thus it is necessary to pay attention to the high-risk neonates before, during and after delivery, and take intervention measures to reduce the incidence rate of brain injury so as to improve the life quality of neonates.


Neonate, Brain Injury, Influencing Factor, Countermeasure

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