Risk-adjusted intraventricular hemorrhage rates in very premature infants: towards quality assurance between neonatal units.

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BACKGROUND The incidence of intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) in very low birth weight infants can be used as an index of the quality of care in neonatal intensive care units as long as it is adjusted to reflect the infants' risk profiles on admission to the unit, which may vary systematically from one institution to another. Adjustment for gestational… (More)
DOI: 10.3238/arztebl.2012.0527

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@article{Vogtmann2012RiskadjustedIH, title={Risk-adjusted intraventricular hemorrhage rates in very premature infants: towards quality assurance between neonatal units.}, author={Christoph Vogtmann and Rainer Koch and Dieter Gmyrek and Annette E Kaiser and Annette Friedrich}, journal={Deutsches Arzteblatt international}, year={2012}, volume={109 31-32}, pages={527-33} }