The crucial role of definition in perinatal epidemiology

  title={The crucial role of definition in perinatal epidemiology},
  author={G. Duc},
  journal={Sozial- und Pr{\"a}ventivmedizin},
  • G. Duc
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Sozial- und Präventivmedizin
  • Studies and interpretation of perinatal statistics have traditionally been the concern of politicians, demographs, epidemiologists, pathologist, obstetricians, pediatricians and neonatologists (this list is not in order of importance). As the question asked by each of these disciplines varies, it is understandably difficult to reach a consensus in establishing criteria for optimal birth registration. I am very glad, I have not been asked to discuss this complex problem today, so I will limit my… CONTINUE READING
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