Effects of a Birth Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Level and Annual Volume of Very Low-Birth-Weight Infant Deliveries on Morbidity and Mortality.

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IMPORTANCE The annual volume of deliveries of very low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants has a greater effect on mortality risk than does neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) level. The differential effect of these hospital factors on morbidity among VLBW infants is uncertain. OBJECTIVE To assess the independent effects of a birth hospital's annual volume of… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.1906

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@article{Jensen2015EffectsOA, title={Effects of a Birth Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Level and Annual Volume of Very Low-Birth-Weight Infant Deliveries on Morbidity and Mortality.}, author={Erik A. Jensen and Scott A Lorch}, journal={JAMA pediatrics}, year={2015}, volume={169 8}, pages={e151906} }