Confidential enquiry into deaths due to prematurity.

The aim of this study was to audit the management of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in a geographically defined population using a retrospective peer review of case notes. The subjects were 49 infants of 24-36 wk gestation with a birthweight >499 g, and dying as a consequence of prematurity at <1 y of age in Wales during 1996. Forty-four… (More)