Association between unintentional injury during pregnancy and excess risk of preterm birth and its neonatal sequelae.

@article{Liu2015AssociationBU,
  title={Association between unintentional injury during pregnancy and excess risk of preterm birth and its neonatal sequelae.},
  author={Shiliang Liu and Olga Basso and Michael S Kramer},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={182 9},
  pages={
          750-8
        }
}
The sequelae of preterm births may differ, depending on whether birth follows an acute event or a chronic condition. In a population-based cohort study of 2,711,645 Canadian hospital deliveries from 2003 to 2012, 3,059 women experienced unintentional injury during pregnancy. We assessed the impact of the acute event on pregnancy outcome and on neonatal complications, such as nontraumatic intracranial hemorrhage, respiratory distress syndrome, intubation, and death. We adjusted for maternal age… CONTINUE READING

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