Epidemiology of neonatal respiratory failure in the United States: projections from California and New York.

@article{Angus2001EpidemiologyON,
  title={Epidemiology of neonatal respiratory failure in the United States: projections from California and New York.},
  author={Derek C. Angus and Walter T. Linde-Zwirble and Gilles Clermont and M. F. Griffin and Reese H. Clark},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={164 7},
  pages={1154-60}
}
We wanted to determine the incidence, cost, outcome, and patterns of care for neonates requiring mechanical ventilation (MV) in the United States. Using 1994 state hospital discharge data from California and New York, we conducted an observational study of all neonatal hospitalizations (n = 16,405) with MV, comparing outcomes at centers of different technological capability, and generating national projections using census and natality reports. The MV rate was 18 per 1,000 live births. Although… CONTINUE READING

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