Elizabeth E Krans
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Impact of psychosocial risk factors on prenatal care delivery: a national provider surveyElizabeth E Krans
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Matern Child Health J 18:2362-70. 2014..Prenatal care providers frequently involve alternative clinicians such as social workers, nurses and psychologists or psychiatrists in the delivery of prenatal care to women with psychosocial risk factors...
- Disparate patterns of prenatal care utilization stratified by medical and psychosocial riskElizabeth E Krans
Magee Womens Hospital, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Matern Child Health J 17:639-45. 2013..69; 95% CI 1.06-2.72) were significantly more likely to receive inadequate prenatal care than care of greater intensity. Many high psychosocial risk pregnancies do not receive adequate prenatal care...
- Low-income African American women's beliefs regarding exercise during pregnancyElizabeth E Krans
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, 6312 Medical Science Bldg 1, 1150 W Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5604, USA
Matern Child Health J 16:1180-7. 2012..However, health care providers should be aware of cultural myths that prevent many African American women from performing certain activities during pregnancy...
- A will without a way: barriers and facilitators to exercise during pregnancy of low-income, African American womenElizabeth E Krans
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Women Health 51:777-94. 2011....
- Preventing Low Birthweight: 25 years, prenatal risk, and the failure to reinvent prenatal careElizabeth E Krans
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5604, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:398-403. 2012..Risk-appropriate prenatal care may improve the effectiveness of prenatal care for high-risk patients and the efficiency of prenatal care delivery for low-risk patients...
- Psychosocial risk, prenatal counseling and maternal behavior: findings from PRAMS, 2004-2008Elizabeth E Krans
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:141.e1-7. 2013..To determine the impact of prenatal counseling regarding psychosocial risk factors on maternal behavior...
- Neonatal abstinence syndrome and associated health care expenditures: United States, 2000-2009Stephen W Patrick
Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5604, USA
JAMA 307:1934-40. 2012..Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a postnatal drug withdrawal syndrome primarily caused by maternal opiate use. No national estimates are available for the incidence of maternal opiate use at the time of delivery or NAS...
- Surgical Site Infection following Cesarean Delivery: Patient, Provider, and Procedure-Specific Risk FactorsRaj Shree
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and RS, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Am J Perinatol 33:157-64. 2016..43; 95% CI, 0.26-0.67) were significantly associated with CD SSI. Conclusion Multiple patient, provider, and procedure-specific risk factors contribute to CD SSI risk which may be targeted in infection-control efforts. ..
- Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns: implications for prenatal care deliveryElizabeth E Krans
aDepartment of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania bDepartment of Pediatrics cDepartment of Internal Medicine dInstitute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy and Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 26:511-5. 2014..This article reviews previous prenatal care expansion efforts and provides insights into the alternative prenatal care delivery models currently being tested for low-income patient populations at high risk for adverse birth outcomes...
- Health care use patterns of opioid-dependent pregnant womenElizabeth E Krans
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Obstet Gynecol 123:61S. 2014..This study describes the health care use patterns of opioid-dependent pregnant women and the effect of these patterns on maternal and neonatal outcomes...
- Effect of rotation on perineal lacerations in forceps-assisted vaginal deliveriesMegan S Bradley
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Obstet Gynecol 122:132-7. 2013....