The Cost of Prematurity: Quantification by Gestational Age and Birth Weight

@article{Gilbert2003TheCO,
  title={The Cost of Prematurity: Quantification by Gestational Age and Birth Weight},
  author={William M. Gilbert and Thomas S. Nesbitt and Beate H Danielsen},
  journal={Obstetrics & Gynecology},
  year={2003},
  volume={102},
  pages={488–492}
}
  • William M. Gilbert, Thomas S. Nesbitt, Beate H Danielsen
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • OBJECTIVE To determine gestational age– and birth weight–related pregnancy outcomes and resource use associated with prematurity in surviving neonates. METHODS A data set linking birth certificates with maternal and newborn hospital discharge records from hospitals in California (from January 1, 1996, to December 31, 1996) was examined for all singleton deliveries by gestational age (weekly, from 25 to 38 weeks) and birth weight (by 250-g increments from 500 to 3000 or more g). Records were… CONTINUE READING

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