A new system for determining the causes of stillbirth.

  title={A new system for determining the causes of stillbirth.},
  author={Donald J. Dudley and Robert L Goldenberg and Deborah L. Conway and Robert M. Silver and George R. Saade and Michael W. Varner and Halit Pinar and Donald R. Coustan and Radek K Bukowski and Barbara J. Stoll and Matthew A. Koch and Corette Breeden Parker and Uma Maheswara Reddy},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={116 2 Pt 1},
OBJECTIVE To describe the methods for assigning the cause of death for stillbirths enrolled in the Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network (SCRN). METHODS A complete evaluation, including postmortem examination, placental pathology, medical record abstraction, and maternal interview was available on 512 stillbirths among 500 women. These 512 stillbirths were evaluated for cause of death using the definitions outlined in this report. Using the best available evidence, SCRN investigators… CONTINUE READING


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