Are vital signs indicative for bacteremia in newborns?


Yapicioglu H. , Ozlu F. , SERTDEMİR Y.

JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE, vol.28, no.18, pp.2244-2249, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 18
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/14767058.2014.983896
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.2244-2249

Abstract

Objective: Neonatal systemic infection is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality both in industrialized and developing countries. The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate if vital signs had a predictive power in neonatal sepsis as an early marker.