Clinical practice. Prevention of preterm parturition.

  • Jay D. Iams
  • Published 2014 in The New England journal of medicine


In the United States, the annual rate of preterm births (before 37 weeks of gestation) reached a peak of 12.8% in 2006 and was 11.7% in 2011.1 The rate in the United States remains nearly twice the rate in European nations.2 Premature birth in the United States accounts for 35% of deaths in the first year of life3,4 and estimated annual costs exceeding $26… (More)
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMcp1103640


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@article{Iams2014ClinicalPP, title={Clinical practice. Prevention of preterm parturition.}, author={Jay D. Iams}, journal={The New England journal of medicine}, year={2014}, volume={370 3}, pages={254-61} }