It describes about the death of a fetus or neonate. The rate of fetus death can be calculated by perinatal mortality rate. The foremost cause of fetus death is preterm death and infant respiratory distress or birth defects. Fetal and neonatal mortality refers to stillbirths or death within 20 weeks of gestation and death of a live born baby respectively.Scholarly peer review is the process of subjecting an author's scholarly work, research, or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal. The work may be accepted, considered acceptable with revisions, or rejected. Peer review requires a community of experts in a given (narrowly defined) field, who are qualified and able to perform reasonably impartial review.
Last date updated on September, 2014