Infant and maternal outcomes in the pregnancies of asthmatic women.

  title={Infant and maternal outcomes in the pregnancies of asthmatic women.},
  author={Kitaw Demissie and Mary B. Breckenridge and George G. Rhoads},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  volume={158 4},
We examined the relationship between infant and maternal outcomes and asthma complicating pregnancy, using historical cohort analysis of singleton live deliveries in New Jersey hospitals between 1989 and 1992 (n = 447,963). Subject mother-infant dyads were identified from linked birth certificate and maternal and newborn hospital claims data. Women with an International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) diagnosis code (493) for asthma (n = 2,289) were… CONTINUE READING


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