Increasing VLBW deliveries at subspecialty perinatal centers via perinatal outreach.

@article{Binder2011IncreasingVD,
  title={Increasing VLBW deliveries at subspecialty perinatal centers via perinatal outreach.},
  author={Stephanie C Binder and Kathryn M Hill and Jareen Meinzen-Derr and James Greenberg and Vivek Narendran},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={127 3},
  pages={487-93}
}
OBJECTIVES To test the hypothesis that the promotion of national guidelines recommending the transfer of high-risk mothers to subspecialty perinatal centers reduces mortality and morbidity through the reduction of preterm infants delivered at nontertiary maternity hospitals. METHODS After implementation of hospital-based educational and communication programs emphasizing the importance of maternal transfer to subspecialty perinatal centers, we conducted a population-based cohort study of all… CONTINUE READING