Labor risk assessment in a rural community hospital.

  title={Labor risk assessment in a rural community hospital.},
  author={Michael Smith and W C Stratton and Larry D. Roi},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={151 5},
Unanticipated perinatal catastrophe in a rural community hospital is responsible for the deaths of many potentially salvageable infants. An intrapartum risk scoring system was designed to help anticipate infants needing skilled resuscitation at the rural community hospital. Thirty-three percent of infants whose mothers scored as high risk (greater than or… CONTINUE READING