Contribution of birth defects and genetic diseases to pediatric hospitalizations. A population-based study.

@article{Yoon1997ContributionOB,
  title={Contribution of birth defects and genetic diseases to pediatric hospitalizations. A population-based study.},
  author={Paula W. Yoon and Richard S. Olney and Muin J. Khoury and William M. Sappenfield and Gilberto F. Ch{\'a}vez and David Taylor},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={151 11},
  pages={1096-103}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the contribution of birth defects and genetic diseases to pediatric hospitalizations by use of population-based data. DESIGN Hospital discharges were categorized according to the diagnostic codes of The International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification. Hospitalizations that were related to birth defects… CONTINUE READING