Invited commentary: isolating preterm birth to assess its impact.

  title={Invited commentary: isolating preterm birth to assess its impact.},
  author={David A. Savitz and Erika F. Werner},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={182 9},
Separating the causal impact of early delivery on neonatal health outcomes from the antecedents of early delivery is challenging given the range of pathologies that are typically involved. Isolating preterm births resulting from trauma offers an opportunity to assess the impact of preterm birth independent of the usual causes, and it appears that such births are at substantially increased risk of adverse health outcomes (Am J Epidemiol. 2015;182(9):750-758). Trauma-related preterm births may… CONTINUE READING
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