Medical Staff Guidelines for Periviability Pregnancy Counseling and Medical Treatment of Extremely Premature Infants

@article{Kaempf2006MedicalSG,
  title={Medical Staff Guidelines for Periviability Pregnancy Counseling and Medical Treatment of Extremely Premature Infants},
  author={J. Kaempf and M. Tomlinson and Cindy Arduza and S. Anderson and B. Campbell and L. Ferguson and M. Zabari and V. Stewart},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={117},
  pages={22 - 29}
}
OBJECTIVES. The goal of this report is to describe the collaborative formation of rational, practical, medical staff guidelines for the counseling and subsequent care of extremely early-gestation pregnancies and premature infants between 22 and 26 weeks. The purposes of the guidelines were to improve knowledge regarding neonatal outcomes, to provide consistency in periviability counseling, and to promote informed, supportive, responsible choices. METHODS. To formulate the guidelines, a 5-step… Expand
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