perinatal care

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Summary: The care of a fetus or newborn given before, during, and after delivery from the 28th week of gestation through the 7th day after delivery.

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  1. ncbi Evidence-based, cost-effective interventions: how many newborn babies can we save?
    Gary L Darmstadt
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 365:977-88. 2005
  2. ncbi Are some perinatal deaths in immigrant groups linked to suboptimal perinatal care services?
    Birgitta Essen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
    BJOG 109:677-82. 2002
  3. pmc Community mobilization in Mumbai slums to improve perinatal care and outcomes: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Neena Shah More
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action SNEHA, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, Shahunagar, Dharavi, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    PLoS Med 9:e1001257. 2012
  4. ncbi Neonatal survival: a call for action
    Jose Martines
    Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 365:1189-97. 2005
  5. ncbi One-year survival of extremely preterm infants after active perinatal care in Sweden
    Vineta Fellman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lund University Hospital, S 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    JAMA 301:2225-33. 2009
  6. pmc Do Malawian women critically assess the quality of care? A qualitative study on women's perceptions of perinatal care at a district hospital in Malawi
    Lily C Kumbani
    Institute of Health and Society, Department of Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway, PO Box 1130, Blindern, Oslo 0318, Norway
    Reprod Health 9:30. 2012
  7. ncbi Beyond screening: assessment of perinatal depression in a perinatal care setting
    Laura Miller
    Department of Psychiatry, Women s Mental Health Program, University of Illinois at Chicago, 912 S Wood St, M C 913, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:329-34. 2009
  8. pmc Neonatal resuscitation 2: an evaluation of manual ventilation devices and face masks
    C P F O'Donnell
    Royal Women s Hospital Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F392-6. 2005
  9. ncbi Partner involvement in perinatal care and PMTCT services in Mbeya Region, Tanzania: the providers' perspective
    Stefanie Theuring
    Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    AIDS Care 22:1562-8. 2010
  10. ncbi "It was a snap decision": parental and professional perspectives on the speed of decisions about participation in perinatal randomised controlled trials
    Claire Snowdon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:2279-90. 2006

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  1. ncbi Evidence-based, cost-effective interventions: how many newborn babies can we save?
    Gary L Darmstadt
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 365:977-88. 2005
    ..Simultaneous expansion of clinical care for babies and mothers is essential to achieve the reduction in neonatal deaths needed to meet the Millennium Development Goal for child survival...
  2. ncbi Are some perinatal deaths in immigrant groups linked to suboptimal perinatal care services?
    Birgitta Essen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
    BJOG 109:677-82. 2002
    To test the hypothesis that suboptimal factors in perinatal care services resulting in perinatal deaths were more common among immigrant mothers from the Horn of Africa, when compared with Swedish mothers.
  3. pmc Community mobilization in Mumbai slums to improve perinatal care and outcomes: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Neena Shah More
    Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action SNEHA, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, Shahunagar, Dharavi, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    PLoS Med 9:e1001257. 2012
    ..While working to improve health service quality, we tested an intervention in which urban slum-dweller women's groups worked to improve local perinatal health...
  4. ncbi Neonatal survival: a call for action
    Jose Martines
    Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 365:1189-97. 2005
    ..International donors and leaders of developing countries should be held accountable for meeting their commitments and increasing resources...
  5. ncbi One-year survival of extremely preterm infants after active perinatal care in Sweden
    Vineta Fellman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lund University Hospital, S 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    JAMA 301:2225-33. 2009
    Up-to-date information on infant survival after extremely preterm birth is needed for assessing perinatal care services, clinical guidelines, and parental counseling.
  6. pmc Do Malawian women critically assess the quality of care? A qualitative study on women's perceptions of perinatal care at a district hospital in Malawi
    Lily C Kumbani
    Institute of Health and Society, Department of Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway, PO Box 1130, Blindern, Oslo 0318, Norway
    Reprod Health 9:30. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to describe women's perceptions on perinatal care among the women delivered at a district hospital.
  7. ncbi Beyond screening: assessment of perinatal depression in a perinatal care setting
    Laura Miller
    Department of Psychiatry, Women s Mental Health Program, University of Illinois at Chicago, 912 S Wood St, M C 913, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:329-34. 2009
    ..summarizes a pilot evaluation of the feasibility and patient acceptance of on-site diagnostic assessment in perinatal care settings for women who screen positive for perinatal depressive symptoms...
  8. pmc Neonatal resuscitation 2: an evaluation of manual ventilation devices and face masks
    C P F O'Donnell
    Royal Women s Hospital Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F392-6. 2005
    ..The expiratory tidal volume measured at the mask (V(TE(mask))) is a good estimate of the tidal volume delivered during simulated neonatal resuscitation...
  9. ncbi Partner involvement in perinatal care and PMTCT services in Mbeya Region, Tanzania: the providers' perspective
    Stefanie Theuring
    Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    AIDS Care 22:1562-8. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi "It was a snap decision": parental and professional perspectives on the speed of decisions about participation in perinatal randomised controlled trials
    Claire Snowdon
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:2279-90. 2006
    ..Although there was evidence of parental vulnerability in each trial context, they largely felt that they acted swiftly and responsibly in the best interests of their child in accordance with the timeframes that were set for them...
  11. ncbi Neurodevelopmental outcome in extremely preterm infants at 2.5 years after active perinatal care in Sweden
    Fredrik Serenius
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Section for Pediatrics, Uppsala University, S 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    JAMA 309:1810-20. 2013
    Active perinatal care increases survival of extremely preterm infants; however, improved survival might be associated with increased disability among survivors.
  12. ncbi The birth satisfaction scale
    Caroline Hollins Martin
    School of Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 24:124-35. 2011
    ..The purpose of this paper is to develop a psychometric scale--the birth satisfaction scale (BSS)--for assessing women's birth perceptions...
  13. ncbi Why is continuum of care from home to health facilities essential to improve perinatal survival?
    Rajiv Bahl
    Department of Child and Adolescent and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Semin Perinatol 34:477-85. 2010
    ..As perinatal care and care for seriously sick children face common challenges and lessons could be learned from successful ..
  14. ncbi Understanding home-based neonatal care practice in rural southern Tanzania
    Mwifadhi Mrisho
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:669-78. 2008
    ..Some neonates are denied colostrum, which is perceived as dirty. Behaviour-change communication efforts are needed to improve early newborn care practices...
  15. ncbi Immigrant women's views about care during labor and birth: an Australian study of Vietnamese, Turkish, and Filipino women
    Rhonda Small
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health at La Trobe University, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia
    Birth 29:266-77. 2002
    ..This paper examines the views of three groups of immigrant women about the care they received in hospital for the birth of their babies and compares the findings with a population-based statewide survey...
  16. pmc Perinatal interventions and survival in resource-poor settings: which work, which don't, which have the jury out?
    David Osrin
    Centre for International Health and Development, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:1039-46. 2010
    ..Our article begins by considering differences in the interpretation of 'intervention' to improve perinatal survival. We identify three types of..
  17. ncbi The Canadian maternity experiences survey: design and methods
    Susie Dzakpasu
    Health Surveillance and Epidemiology Division, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 30:207-16. 2008
    ..Its primary objective is to provide representative, pan-Canadian data on women's experiences during pregnancy, birth, and the early postpartum period...
  18. ncbi [Trends in perinatal health in metropolitan France between 1995 and 2003: results from the National Perinatal Surveys]
    B Blondel
    INSERM, U149, IFR69, Unité de recherches épidémiologiques sur la santé périnatale et la santé des femmes, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 35:373-87. 2006
    ..Population and method. A sample of all births during one week was set up in 1995 (N=13,318), 1998 (N=13,718) et 2003 (N=14,737). We compared data from these three years...
  19. ncbi Women's experience of discrimination in Australian perinatal care: the double disadvantage of social adversity and unequal care
    Jane Susanne Yelland
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Birth 39:211-20. 2012
    Discrimination in women's health care, particularly perinatal care, has received minimal attention...
  20. ncbi Perinatal care and outcome of fetuses with trisomies 13 and 18 following a parental decision not to terminate the pregnancy
    Jeanne Sibiude
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Assistance Publique, Hopitaux de Paris, Louis Mourier Hospital, France
    Fetal Diagn Ther 29:233-7. 2011
    ..To describe pregnancy outcomes of fetuses affected by trisomies 13 and 18 following prenatal diagnosis and a decision to continue the pregnancy...
  21. ncbi Bridging between professionals in perinatal care: towards shared care in the Netherlands
    A G Posthumus
    Division of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Matern Child Health J 17:1981-9. 2013
    ..This model will be used as a starting point for the pilot-implementation of a shared care approach in the 'obstetric collaborations', using feedback from the field to further improve it. ..
  22. ncbi Perinatal mortality audit: counting, accountability, and overcoming challenges in scaling up in low- and middle-income countries
    Robert Pattinson
    MRC Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies Research Unit, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107:S113-21, S121-2. 2009
    ..In high-income countries, national mortality audits are associated with improved quality of care, but there has been no previous systematic review of perinatal audit in low- and middle-income settings...
  23. ncbi The challenge of improving perinatal care in settings with limited resources. Observations of midwifery practices in Mozambique
    Kyllike Christensson
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Division of Reproductive and Perinatal Health Care, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Afr J Reprod Health 10:47-61. 2006
    ..Change in professional performance does not automatically follow awareness of evidence-based midwifery practices, but requires behavioural change, which may be more difficult to achieve...
  24. ncbi Perinatal care for South Asian immigrant women and women born in Canada: telephone survey of users
    Simrit Brar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 31:708-16. 2009
    Previous research findings suggest that pregnant immigrant women receive less adequate perinatal care than pregnant non-immigrant women...
  25. ncbi Availability and quality of emergency obstetric and neonatal care services in Afghanistan
    Young Mi Kim
    JHPIEGO, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 116:192-6. 2012
    ..To assess the availability and utilization of emergency obstetric and neonatal care (EmONC) facilities in Afghanistan, as defined by UN indicators...
  26. ncbi Evaluation of 280,000 cases in Dutch midwifery practices: a descriptive study
    M P Amelink-Verburg
    TNO Quality of Life, Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research TNO, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BJOG 115:570-8. 2008
    ..To assess the nature and outcome of intrapartum referrals from primary to secondary care within the Dutch obstetric system...
  27. ncbi The perinatal mortality rate as an indicator of quality of care in international comparisons
    J H Richardus
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Care 36:54-66. 1998
    The perinatal mortality rate is used as an indicator of the quality of antenatal and perinatal care, yet uncritical application of this indicator in international comparisons can be misleading...
  28. ncbi Level of perinatal care of the maternity unit and rate of cesarean in low-risk nulliparas
    C Le Ray
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, UMR S149, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s health, Pierre et Marie Curie University, Paris, France
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1269-77. 2006
    To analyze the influence of level of perinatal care of the maternity unit on the rate of cesarean delivery during labor among women with low-risk pregnancies.
  29. ncbi Perinatal hospice. Comprehensive care for the family of the fetus with a lethal condition
    Byron C Calhoun
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of Nursing, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, USA
    J Reprod Med 48:343-8. 2003
    ..To describe our experience in providing a program of structured interdisciplinary care for the families of fetuses prenatally diagnosed with a lethal congenital anomaly...
  30. ncbi Perinatal care in Portugal: effects of 15 years of a regionalized system
    Maria Teresa Neto
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Hospital de Dona Estefânia, Lisbon, Portugal
    Acta Paediatr 95:1349-52. 2006
    To share information on the organization of perinatal care in Portugal.
  31. ncbi Primary, secondary, and tertiary interventions to reduce the morbidity and mortality of preterm birth
    Jay D Iams
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Lancet 371:164-75. 2008
    ..Advances in primary and secondary care, following strategies used for other complex health problems, such as cervical cancer, will be needed to prevent prematurity-related illness in infants and children...
  32. pmc Why some women fail to give birth at health facilities: a qualitative study of women's perceptions of perinatal care from rural Southern Malawi
    Lily Kumbani
    Institute of Health and Society, Department of Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway, P O Box 1130, Blindern, Oslo 0318, Norway
    Reprod Health 10:9. 2013
    ..Despite Malawi government's policy to support women to deliver in health facilities with the assistance of skilled attendants, some women do not access this care...
  33. ncbi Remote midwifery in Nunavik, Québec, Canada: outcomes of perinatal care for the Inuulitsivik health centre, 2000-2007
    Vicki Van Wagner
    Midwifery Education Program, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Birth 39:230-7. 2012
    ..This study of outcomes for the Inuulitsivik birth centers, aims to improve understanding of maternity services in remote communities...
  34. ncbi Drive times to hospitals with perinatal care in the United States
    William F Rayburn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 0001, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:611-6. 2012
    ..To evaluate access to inpatient obstetric care, we determined the proportions of women of reproductive age who resided within 30-minute and 60-minute driving times to the nearest hospital offering perinatal services...
  35. ncbi [Tertiary obstetric care: the aims of the planning decree on perinatal care of 2001 have not yet been achieved]
    J van Eyck
    Isala Klinieken, locatie Sophia, afd Gynaecologie en Verloskunde, Dr van Heesweg 2, 8025 AB Zwolle
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:2121-5. 2008
    To compare the actual situation in tertiary perinatal care in the Netherlands with the objectives laid down in the 2001 decree on perinatal care by the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport.
  36. ncbi Goals in maternal and perinatal care in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Jose M Belizan
    Latin American Center for Perinatology, PAHO WHO, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Birth 32:210-8. 2005
    ..caregivers by the Latin American Centre for Perinatology (CLAP), a PAHO/WHO unit dedicated to improving perinatal care in Latin America and The Caribbean...
  37. ncbi Perinatal care at the limit of viability between 22 and 26 completed weeks of gestation in Switzerland. 2011 revision of the Swiss recommendations
    Thomas M Berger
    Neonatal and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Children s Hospital of Lucerne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 141:w13280. 2011
    b>Perinatal care of pregnant women at high risk for preterm delivery and of preterm infants born at the limit of viability (22-26 completed weeks of gestation) requires a multidisciplinary approach by an experienced perinatal team...
  38. pmc Effect of timing of first postnatal care home visit on neonatal mortality in Bangladesh: a observational cohort study
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 339:b2826. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of the timing of first postnatal home visit by community health workers on neonatal mortality...
  39. pmc Systematic reviews and health policy: the influence of a project on perinatal care since 1988
    Daniel M Fox
    Milbank Memorial Fund, New York, NY 10011, USA
    Milbank Q 89:425-49. 2011
    ..This article describes how and why these publications attracted favorable attention and resources from policymakers in numerous countries...
  40. ncbi Dar es Salaam perinatal care study: needs assessment for quality of care
    Angelo S Nyamtema
    Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health, Ifakara, Tanzania
    East Afr J Public Health 5:17-21. 2008
    Poor obstetric care in low income countries has been attributed to a wide range of factors. We conducted a perinatal care needs assessment in Dar es Salaam health institutions to assess the factors underlying the present poor perinatal ..
  41. ncbi Regionalization of perinatal care in Europe
    Jennifer Zeitlin
    INSERM U149, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, 123 Boulevard Port Royal, Paris, France
    Semin Neonatol 9:99-110. 2004
    ..These diverse models in countries with similar levels of development and medical technology could offer an opportunity to understand how different organizational characteristics affect access to care, health outcomes and resource use...
  42. ncbi The need to evaluate public health reforms: Australian perinatal mental health initiatives
    Marie Paule Austin
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:208-11. 2012
    ..To describe the Australian perinatal mental health reforms and explore ways of improving surveillance of maternal mental health morbidity and mortality in this context...
  43. ncbi Design and evaluation of a regional perinatal audit
    Marianne E Alderliesten
    Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Postbus 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 137:141-5. 2008
    ....
  44. ncbi Limited access to care and home healthcare
    Patricia Temple
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 51:371-84. 2008
    ....
  45. pmc Implementing community-based perinatal care: results from a pilot study in rural Pakistan
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Bull World Health Organ 86:452-9. 2008
    This pilot study investigated the feasibility of delivering a package of community-based interventions for improving perinatal care using lady health workers (LHWs) and traditional birth attendants (Dais) in rural Pakistan.
  46. ncbi Expansion of community-based perinatal care in California
    Jeffrey B Gould
    University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Perinatol 22:630-40. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of their growth on level-specific distribution of births, acuity, and neonatal mortality...
  47. ncbi Regionalized perinatal care in developing countries
    Vinod K Paul
    Department of Paediatrics, WHO Collaborating Centre for Training and Research in Newborn Care, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Semin Neonatol 9:117-24. 2004
    ..countries when most neonatal mortality was confined to very-low-birthweight babies who required intensive perinatal care to survive...
  48. ncbi Distribution of maternity units and spatial access to specialised care for women delivering before 32 weeks of gestation in Europe
    Hugo Pilkington
    INSERM, UMR S953, IFR 69, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s and Children s Health, Paris, France
    Health Place 16:531-8. 2010
    ..To improve regionalized perinatal care the spatial location of level III units should be taken into account.
  49. ncbi Comparison of perinatal and obstetrics outcomes among early adolescents, late adolescents and adult pregnant women from rural South Africa
    Monjurul Hoque
    Empangeni Hospital, KwaZulu Natal, P O Box 2468, New Germany, South Africa
    East Afr J Public Health 7:171-6. 2010
    ..The objectives were to calculate the incidences of the obstetric and perinatal complications at the time of delivery of early adolescent and late adolescent mothers and then compare the same with adult pregnant mothers...
  50. pmc Reducing risk by improving standards of intrapartum fetal care
    P Young
    North Staffordshire Hospital NHS Trust, Ward 59, Maternity Unit, Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 6QG
    J R Soc Med 94:226-31. 2001
    ..2. These results indicate that substantial improvements in quality of intrapartum care can be achieved by a programme of clinical risk management...
  51. pmc Stages of change: A qualitative study on the implementation of a perinatal audit programme in South Africa
    Maria Belizan
    MRC Unit for Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies, University of Pretoria, Arcadia, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:243. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to elucidate the processes involved in the implementation and sustainability of this programme...
  52. ncbi [Evaluation and validation of a perinatal death audit by means of feedback to the caregivers]
    M P Amelink-Verburg
    TNO Preventie en Gezondheid, afd Jeugd, Postbus 2215, 2301 CE Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:2333-7. 2003
    ....
  53. ncbi Fetal Concerns Program: a model for perinatal palliative care
    Steven Leuthner
    Department of Population Health, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:272-8. 2007
    ..The special role of the nurse coordinator of the Fetal Concerns Program is highlighted...
  54. ncbi Extending palliative care into pregnancy and the immediate newborn period: state of the practice of perinatal palliative care
    Lizabeth H Sumner
    Palliative Care Across the Lifespan, Vista, CA, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 20:113-6. 2006
    ..While advances in perinatal care have changed the decisions parents face when they receive a diagnosis of a life-limiting or life-threatening ..
  55. ncbi A perinatal hospice for an unborn child with a life-limiting condition
    Joan Ramer-Chrastek
    Hospice and Palliative Care Services, Children s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, 2525 Chicago Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Int J Palliat Nurs 11:274-6. 2005
    ..This article describes a perinatal hospice programme that is currently in place at a hospice home care programme of a children's hospital in the USA. It includes a case example of one family's experience of this programme...
  56. ncbi When newborn babies have to die...perinatal palliative care?
    David J Roy
    J Palliat Care 23:67-8. 2007
  57. ncbi Appropriate medical technology for perinatal care in low-resource countries
    J Wyatt
    Institute for Women s Health, University College London, London, UK
    Ann Trop Paediatr 28:243-51. 2008
    Availability of a range of essential life-saving medical devices is central to safe and effective perinatal care. However, many medical devices which are manufactured for use in high-income countries are inappropriate, ineffective and ..
  58. pmc Reducing stillbirths: interventions during labour
    Gary L Darmstadt
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:S6. 2009
    ..The evidence for impact of intrapartum interventions on stillbirth and perinatal mortality outcomes has not yet been systematically examined...
  59. ncbi Reducing intrapartum-related deaths and disability: can the health system deliver?
    Joy E Lawn
    Saving Newborn Lives Save the Children US, Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107:S123-40, S140-2. 2009
    ..Each year 1.02 million intrapartum stillbirths and 904,000 intrapartum-related neonatal deaths (formerly called "birth asphyxia") occur, closely linked to 536,000 maternal deaths, an estimated 42% of which are intrapartum-related...
  60. ncbi Perinatal care regionalization and low birth weight infant mortality rates in Alaska
    B D Gessner
    Alaska Division of Public Health, Anchorage 99524, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:623-8. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which the failure of non-tertiary care hospitals to appropriately triage and refer pregnant women and newborns contributes to low birth weight infant death in Alaska...
  61. ncbi Perinatal care for women who are addicted: implications for empowerment
    Carolyn S Carter
    School of Social Work, Howard University, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Health Soc Work 27:166-74. 2002
    ..Health care providers' stigmatic responses can deter women from receiving perinatal care and place women and their unborn children at risk...
  62. pmc Recent trends in the incidence of multiple births and its consequences on perinatal problems in Korea
    Sun Hee Choi
    Department of Pediatrics, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 25:1191-6. 2010
    ..3% and 51.5% during the same years. The incidence of multiple births and its consequences on perinatal problems (preterm, LBWI, and advanced-maternal age) have been increased steadily over the last two decades in Korea...
  63. ncbi Successful implementation of evidence-based routines in Ukrainian maternities
    Anna Berglund
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Central Hospital, Västerås SE 721 89, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:230-7. 2010
    To describe the process of change and assess compliance and effect on maternal and infant outcome when the WHO package Effective Perinatal Care (EPC) was implemented at maternities in Ukraine.
  64. ncbi Compact ultrasound for improving maternal and perinatal care in low-resource settings: review of the potential benefits, implementation challenges, and public health issues
    Robert D Harris
    Department of Radiology, Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 28:1067-76. 2009
    Ultrasound imaging, a front-line diagnostic tool for perinatal care, is rarely available in the developing world, where maternal and newborn mortality rates are starkly higher than elsewhere...
  65. ncbi Outcome of perinatal care for very preterm infants at 5 years of age: a comparison between 1983 and 1993
    Martin J K De Kleine
    Department of Neonatology, Maxima Medical Centre, 5500 MB Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:26-33. 2007
    ..Modern perinatal care is no longer limited by the devastating effects of pulmonary problems as it was in the past, but fails to ..
  66. ncbi Umbilical cord blood banking: implications for perinatal care providers
    B Anthony Armson
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 27:263-90. 2005
    ..of umbilical cord blood banking for future stem cell transplantation and to provide guidelines for Canadian perinatal care providers regarding the counselling, procedural, and ethical implications of this potential therapeutic option.
  67. pmc The effect of rapid HIV-1 testing on uptake of perinatal HIV-1 interventions: a randomized clinical trial
    Isaac M Malonza
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    AIDS 17:113-8. 2003
    ..We examined whether HIV-1 testing using a rapid assay increases the proportion of pregnant women obtaining HIV-1 results and the uptake of perinatal HIV-1 interventions...
  68. ncbi Mother-to-child HIV transmission in resource poor settings: how to improve coverage?
    Marleen Temmerman
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, Belgium
    AIDS 17:1239-42. 2003
    ..To review coverage of the current nevirapine prevention model in Coast Provincial General Hospital (CPGH) in Mombasa, Kenya, and to reflect on alternative models to reduce mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV...
  69. ncbi Perinatal care at the threshold of viability--from principles to practice
    L Y Ho
    Department of Neonatology, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 32:362-75. 2003
    ....
  70. ncbi Current controversies in perinatal care: fetal versus neonatal surgery
    Marjorie J Arca
    Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Clin Perinatol 31:629-48. 2004
    ..However, this approach is best suited to specific circumstances and specific babies. Careful prenatal care and early diagnosis ensure that this option is available to those who can benefit from the intervention...
  71. ncbi [Perinatal mortality in The Netherlands: an audit is now more necessary than ever]
    J M W M Merkus
    Landelijke Invoering van Perinatale Audit van het Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu, Mortelpleintje 3, 5051 BW Goirle
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:603-5. 2008
    ..There are, however, also doubts about the quality of the delivered perinatal care. In an audit feasibility study in 2004 in a representative part of The Netherlands, it was found that in 9% of ..
  72. ncbi PERISTAT: indicators for monitoring and evaluating perinatal health in Europe
    Jennifer Zeitlin
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, U149 INSERM, Paris, France
    Eur J Public Health 13:29-37. 2003
    ..The challenge was to define indicators that cover common concerns and have the same meaning within the different European health care systems...
  73. pmc Recent trends in neonatal mortality in very low birth weight Korean infants: in comparison with Japan and the USA
    Won Ho Hahn
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 26:467-73. 2011
    ..To achieve better outcomes that reach the level of these countries, the organization of perinatal care centers, nationwide neonatal perinatal research networks, and regionalization are needed in Korea.
  74. pmc Cross sectional, community based study of care of newborn infants in Nepal
    David Osrin
    International Perinatal Care Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH
    BMJ 325:1063. 2002
    ..To determine home based newborn care practices in rural Nepal in order to inform strategies to improve neonatal outcome...
  75. ncbi Facilitators and barriers to adoption of evidence-based perinatal care in Latin American hospitals: a qualitative study
    Maria Belizan
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness ealth Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Health Educ Res 22:839-53. 2007
    ..Improving information access, use of role models, skill development and improved resources and support may be effective ways to overcome barriers to change in Latin American obstetric care...
  76. ncbi The development of perinatal audit: 20 years' experience
    Per Bergsjø
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:780-8. 2003
  77. pmc Methodological considerations in implementing the WHO Global Survey for Monitoring Maternal and Perinatal Health
    Archana Shah
    Department of Making Pregnancy Safer, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:126-31. 2008
    ..To set up a global system for monitoring maternal and perinatal health in 54 countries worldwide...
  78. ncbi Saving newborn lives in Asia and Africa: cost and impact of phased scale-up of interventions within the continuum of care
    Gary L Darmstadt
    Department of International Health, E8153, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 23:101-17. 2008
    ....
  79. ncbi The trials and tribulations of intrapartum studies
    Vanora Hundley
    Centre for Advanced Studies in Nursing, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Midwifery 20:27-36. 2004
    ..To review the reporting of randomised controlled trials for intrapartum interventions...
  80. ncbi Perinatal care at the threshold of viability: an international comparison of practical guidelines for the treatment of extremely preterm births
    Maria Serenella Pignotti
    Neonatal Medicine, A Meyer Children s Hospital, University of Florence, Via Luca Giordano 13, 50132 Firenze, Italy
    Pediatrics 121:e193-8. 2008
    ....
  81. ncbi Substandard factors in perinatal care in The Netherlands: a regional audit of perinatal deaths
    Judith H Wolleswinkel-van den Bosch
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:17-24. 2002
    ....
  82. ncbi Preparation for discharge, maternal satisfaction, and newborn readmission for jaundice: comparing postpartum models of care
    Lise Goulet
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Birth 34:131-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the model of postnatal continuity of care most likely to prepare mothers for discharge, to reduce newborn readmission for jaundice, and to enhance maternal satisfaction...
  83. ncbi Perinatal health--a global perspective
    Gro Harlem Brundtland
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 12:217-8. 2002
  84. pmc Impact of an integrated nutrition and health programme on neonatal mortality in rural northern India
    Abdullahh Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 86:796-804, A. 2008
    ..To assess the impact of the newborn health component of a large-scale community-based integrated nutrition and health programme...
  85. pmc Cost effectiveness analysis of strategies for maternal and neonatal health in developing countries
    Taghreed Adam
    Health Systems Financing, Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Switzerland
    BMJ 331:1107. 2005
    ..To determine the costs and benefits of interventions for maternal and newborn health to assess the appropriateness of current strategies and guide future plans to attain the millennium development goals...
  86. ncbi Mozambican midwives' views on barriers to quality perinatal care
    Karen Odberg Pettersson
    Halmstad University, Department of Social and Health Sciences, Halmstad, Sweden
    Health Care Women Int 27:145-68. 2006
    ..to explore the midwives' perception of factors obstructing or facilitating their ability to provide quality perinatal care at a central labor ward in Maputo...
  87. ncbi WHO principles of perinatal care: the essential antenatal, perinatal, and postpartum care course
    B Chalmers
    Centre for Research in Women's Health, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Birth 28:202-7. 2001
    ..Organization (WHO) recommendations and meta-analyses of controlled trials have concluded that inappropriate perinatal care and technology continue to be practiced widely throughout the world, despite the acceptance of evidence-based ..
  88. ncbi Neonatal mortality rates in communities with small maternity units compared with those having larger maternity units
    D Moster
    Department of Paediatrics, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    BJOG 108:904-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: We observed a small but significantly decreased neonatal mortality in areas where the great majority of births occurred in large hospitals...
  89. ncbi Perinatal care at the threshold of viability
    Hugh MacDonald
    Pediatrics 110:1024-7. 2002
    ..This report addresses the process of counseling, assisting, and supporting families faced with the dilemma of an extremely preterm delivery...
  90. ncbi Changes in perinatal care and survival in very preterm and extremely preterm infants in The Netherlands between 1983 and 1995
    Sabine Anthony
    Child Health Division, TNO Prevention and Health, PO Box 92215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 112:170-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate changes in obstetrical and neonatal care for very preterm and extremely preterm infants between 1983 and 1995 in The Netherlands and to evaluate the effect of those changes...
  91. ncbi Introducing qualitative perinatal audit in a tertiary hospital in Sudan
    Seif El Amin
    University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Health Policy Plan 17:296-303. 2002
    ..Audit of perinatal deaths should be combined with other quantitative and qualitative quality assessment activities for improvement of perinatal care.
  92. pmc Perinatal care at an extremely low gestational age (22-25 weeks). An Italian approach: the "Carta di Firenze"
    Maria Serenella Pignotti
    Neonatal Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 92:F515-6. 2007
  93. ncbi Partogram use in the Dar es Salaam perinatal care study
    A S Nyamtema
    Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 100:37-40. 2008
    ..To assess the quality of partograms used to monitor labor in Dar es Salaam hospitals, Tanzania...
  94. ncbi Preference-based approaches to measuring the benefits of perinatal care
    Stavros Petrou
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Old Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, England
    Birth 30:217-26. 2003
    ..and critically appraises the application of preference-based approaches to the measurement of the benefits of perinatal care that have developed out of economic theory...
  95. ncbi Qualitative study of perinatal care experiences among Somali women and local health care professionals in Norway
    Siri Vangen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The National Hospital, and Divison of Epidemiology, Norweigian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 112:29-35. 2004
    To explore how perinatal care practice may influence labor outcomes among circumcised women.
  96. ncbi Extremely preterm cesarean delivery: a clinical study
    U Hogberg
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1442-7. 2006
    ..To describe indications for cesarean section for extremely preterm delivery, peri- and postoperative complications and perinatal outcome...
  97. ncbi Central fetal monitoring: effect on perinatal outcomes and cesarean section rate
    Matthew Withiam-Leitch
    Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, University at Buffalo, Women and Children s Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14222, USA
    Birth 33:284-8. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate whether the use of central fetal monitoring had an effect on neonatal outcomes or cesarean section rate...
  98. ncbi [Perinatal corticosteroid therapy: modalities, efficacy, consequences]
    J F Magny
    , 26, boulevard Brune, 75014 Paris
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 30:36-46. 2001
    ..In this field, clinical data are still insufficient as animal experimentation data promote caution and search for a minimal efficient therapeutic pathway...
  99. pmc Reproductive medicine in northwest Argentina: traditional and institutional systems
    Norma I Hilgert
    Centro de Investigaciones del Bosque Atlántico, Universidad Nacional de Misiones, CONICET, Casilla de Correo 8 3370 Puerto Iguazú, Misiones, Argentina
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 3:19. 2007
    ..The use of medicinal plants in the area is ordinary and widely spread...
  100. ncbi [Risk adjusted assessment of quality of perinatal centers - results of perinatal/neonatal quality surveillance in Saxonia]
    R Koch
    Institut für Medizinische Informatik und Biometrie, Medizinische Fakultät Carl Gustav Carus der Technischen Universität Dresden
    Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol 209:210-8. 2005
    ..Therefore, that approach can not result in a reliable bench marking...
  101. ncbi [Regionalization of perinatal care in the Seine-Saint-Denis department of France]
    E Papiernik
    , , Paris
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 30:338-43. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: To evaluate a policy designed to regionalize perinatal care in the Seine-Saint-Denis department of France...

Research Grants62

  1. EEG Synchrony, perinatal risk and outcome: analysis of CHIME data
    PHILIP GEORGE GRIEVE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Advances in perinatal care have led to decreased mortality of premature infants;however, these infants remain at high risk for cerebral palsy (CP), developmental delay, and sensory-motor deficits in ..
  2. Protein Modifications and Unfolded Protein Response in Diabetic Embryopathy
    Zhiyong Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Diabetes mellitus in early pregnancy causes birth defects, even when perinatal care is available...
  3. Foxf1 Transcription Factor in Development of Pulmonary Capillaries
    Vladimir V Kalinichenko; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..While survival of premature newborns has increased due to recent improvements in perinatal care, BPD remains a serious and common complication of prematurity, affecting approximately 15,000 infants annually ..
  4. Role of VEGF in Perinatal Hypertension
    STEVEN HERBERT ABMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Advances in perinatal care, including antenatal steroids, surfactant therapy and improved ventilator strategies, have markedly increased survival of extremely low birth weight infants...
  5. NICHD Cooperative Multicenter Neonatal Research Network
    Abbot R Laptook; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..WIH has almost 9,000 deliveries per year (73% of the R.l. births) and coordinates a well regionalized perinatal care system which assures the care of all high risk infants in one facility...
  6. Pre-existing Diabetes and Pregnancy
    Caitlin A Knox; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The evaluation of the safety of oral anti-diabetic agents will provide better-quality perinatal care, as well as contribute to future guidance on the treatment of pre-existing diabetes in pregnancy...
  7. In utero antidepressant exposures and risk for autism
    Roy H Perlis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This data includes details of perinatal care, exposures, and complications, as well as paternal age and socio-demographic status...
  8. Preterm Epo Neuroprotection Trial (PENUT Trial) CCC
    Sandra E Juul; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Perinatal care costs for these infants exceed $18 billion every year and account for approximately half of total hospital ..
  9. Preterm Epo Neuroprotection Trial (PENUT Trial) DCC
    Patrick J Heagerty; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Perinatal care costs for these infants exceed $18 billion every year and account for approximately half of total hospital ..
  10. Parent Experiences of Continuing Pregnancy with Lethal Fetal Diagnosis
    DENISE Y COTE-ARSENAULT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The long term goal of the study proposed here is to test a model of perinatal care, informed by these findings, that supports and addresses these parents'needs.
  11. GABA-mediated connectivity in the preterm brain
    Laura R Ment; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..More than 60,000 infants born in the US each year weigh 1500 grams or less, and the perinatal care costs for these infants are reported to exceed 18 billion dollars each year...
  12. A System for Remote Monitoring of Chronic Lung Disease of Infancy (CLDI)
    PAUL L GIBSON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Advances in perinatal care, changes in health care economics, and research suggesting a negative impact of prolonged hospitalization on ..
  13. Developing A Plan to Address Maternal Mortality and Disparities in Ohio
    Cynthia S Shellhaas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..review program in place for over ten years and in 2007, the ODH partnered in the development of the Ohio Perinatal Care Collaborative, an initiative to improve birth outcomes...
  14. Mount Sinai Collaboration for Advancing Pediatric Quality Measures
    Lawrence C Kleinman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..illustrating our capacity by addressing five of the priorities described in CHIPRA and/or the FOA: 1) perinatal care;2) inpatient care;3) mental/behavioral health;4) coordination of care;and, 5) treatments to correct or ..
  15. EEG synchrony of preterm infants: Regional disparities and perinatal risks
    Philip Grieve; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Despite advances in perinatal care over the past decades, extremely low birth weight (ELBW: birth weight <1000gm;age at birth ~ <30 wks) infants are at high risk for cerebral palsy (CP), ..
  16. Academic-Community Partnership to Reduce Health Disparities in Infant Mortality
    M Kathryn Menard; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..One initial goal is to test different dissemination methods that will improve evidence-based perinatal care in North Carolina and be congruent with community values and priorities...
  17. Academic-Community Partnership to Reduce Health Disparities in Infant Mortality
    M Kathryn Menard; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..One initial goal is to test different dissemination methods that will improve evidence-based perinatal care in North Carolina and be congruent with community values and priorities...
  18. Health Needs and Barriers to Perinatal Care for Women with Mobility Disabilities
    Monika Mitra; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In the proposed study, we plan to fill this gap in the literature and use our findings to develop perinatal care recommendations to improve care for women with mobility disabilities...
  19. MORTALITY BY RACE AMONG LOW BIRTH WEIGHT INFANTS
    Robert Michielutte; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Data on births and deaths will be obtained from a 20 county region in North Carolina (Perinatal Care Region Two) for 1984-1987...
  20. Effect of Baby Friendly Health Care policies on breastfeeding duration: a surviva
    MIRIAM HARRIET LABBOK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Recently, the Joint Commission added exclusive breastfeeding as a perinatal care core measure to assess maternity center quality...
  21. Changing Race/Ethnic Disparities in Infant Mortality
    W Frisbie; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..by tremendous changes in the structure of infant mortality patterns in the United States, as major advances in perinatal care have occurred in a continuing context of social inequality...
  22. MULTICENTER NETWORK OF MATERNAL-FETAL MEDICINE UNITS
    TARIQ SIDDIQI; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..are enhanced by a nationally-renowned neonatal faculty who believe that important and unresolved issues of perinatal care can only be solved by carefully planned prnspectjve clinical trials...
  23. INFORMATICS TOOLS & MEDICAL PERINATAL KNOWLEDGE BUILDING
    Linda Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The goal is to provide decision support for perinatal care providers to accurately identify patients at risk and assist them with modifiable preterm birth ask factors...
  24. EVOLUTIONARY PRACTICES TO INCREASE SECURE ATTACHMENT
    John Kennell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    Advances in the perinatal care of mothers and infants have inadvertently eliminated practices that encouraged mother and infant interaction and provided a foundation for the child s secure attachment...
  25. Perinatal hypoxia-ischemia, glutamate receptors, and Nitric Oxide Synthase
    Zhengwei Cai; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With improved perinatal care, more preterm infants survive, but the incidence of PVL in these infants has not been reduced...
  26. A Self-Sustaining Perinatal Care System for Tibet
    Michael Varner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. MENTORING PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY & HEALTH CARE RESEARCH
    Douglas Richardson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..his studies to multi-hospital networks, as well as analyzing the policy implications of de-regionalization of perinatal care. In the process, the applicant has mentored 32 individuals in first-authored articles and/or abstracts, ..
  28. Long-Term Outcomes of NO for Ventilated Premature Babies
    Derek Angus; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Although mortality has dropped with advances in perinatal care, this condition consumes considerable healthcare resources and is increasingly associated with worrisome long-..
  29. EFFECTIVENESS OF PRENATAL CARE: TWO APPROACHES
    BETSY BRACH; Fiscal Year: 1990
    What factors make a difference in the delivery of perinatal care? This study seeks to determine the extent to which comprehensiveness, continuity and coordination in the delivery of prenatal care effect maternal and infant morbidity...
  30. AHEC SPECIAL INITIATIVES
    MICHAEL HUPPERT; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..aspects of pregnancy and parenthood and of the medical and ethical issues related to prenatal and perinatal care. The clerkship will focus on those issues which reflect growing needs in the care of women and children, ..
  31. ARNMD 88th Annual Conference
    JACK BARCHAS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The influence of prenatal and perinatal care and individual differences in neuroendocrine functions for programming the epigenome for later nervous system ..
  32. AHEC SPECIAL INITIATIVES
    MICHAEL HUPPERT; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..disadvantaged and underserved population through increasing the awareness, knowledge skill and practice of perinatal care among its region's health professionals...
  33. Mouse model for inflammation-induced diffuse white matter disease
    James Waschek; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Recent advances in perinatal care have led to a dramatically increased survival of preterm infants and a significant reduction in focal PWMI...
  34. Sepsis and Critical Illness in Babies > 34 Weeks Gestation
    GABRIEL ESCOBAR; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. HOW MUCH DOES SHE REALLY DRINK? AN HMO INTERVENTION
    GABRIEL ESCOBAR; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. Rare Antigens in Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia
    Julie Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..4. Generate soluble recombinant platelet glycoproteins carrying "rare" platelet alloantigens to provide a tool for rapid detection and identification of antibodies in mothers who are immunized against these antigens ..
  37. Spousal communication and cancer prevention behavior
    KELLY EVENSON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goal of this research is to develop better interventions which help prevent cancer, and other chronic health conditions, by involving spouses in preventive behavior change programs. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. INSULIN RESISTANCE IN PCOS--SEQUELAE AND TREATMENT
    RICHARD LEGRO; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Improving insulin action through diet and exercise, with and without weight loss, will result in lowered circulating insulin levels, lowered androgens and increased ovulatory frequency rate in PCOS women. ..
  39. In Situ Simulation to Detect and Prevent Near Misses during Critical Events
    William Riley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our intervention to improve patient safety is based on an advanced set of event sets and debriefing techniques in use by the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. CENTER FOR STUDY OF GROWTH REGULATION IN HUMAN PREGNANCY
    Patrick Catalano; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. CHILD AND FAMILY FUNCTIONING AFTER PEDIATRIC HEAD TRAUMA
    JoAnne Youngblut; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..If nursing research and care can facilitate achieving these objectives, burden on health care, educational, and family systems will be reduced. ..
  42. Effects of Hypericum Perforatum on Oral Contraceptives
    Patricia Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A concurrent aim is the development and refinement of a methodology for evaluating the risk of ovulation and unintended pregnancy from use of other herbs or medications during oral contraceptive use. ..
  43. Genetic and Environmental Factors in PCV7 Vaccine Effect
    Barbara Mahon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Mahon's capability to independently extend this research to address genetic issues in the control of vaccine-preventable diseases ..
  44. Racial Disparities in School and Mental Health Services
    Marianne Hillemeier; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Epigenetic Etiologies of Autism-Spectrum Disorders
    Janine LaSalle; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The successful completion of these studies should yield findings to help develop better diagnostic and treatment modalities for autism-spectrum disorders. ..
  46. A RCT to Reduce Cardiopulmonary Rehospitalizations
    Brian Jack; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will evaluate the intervention in a stratified analysis to examine the effect of the intervention by literacy status. ..
  47. Perinatal Risk of Asthma in Infants of Asthmatic Mothers
    Michael Bracken; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Identification of pregnancy and neonatal risk factors for infant asthma may offer opportunities for early prevention. ..
  48. Examining Parent & Family Factors in Child Mental Health
    Mary Baker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  49. Domestic Violence Enhanced Home Visitation Program-DOVE
    PHYLLIS WILLIAMS SHARPS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. Death in the PICU/NICU: Parent and Family Functioning
    JoAnne M Youngblut; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Research in this area is crucial so that health care professionals can identify parents and families at risk for poor outcomes and target them for early intervention to prevent or minimize undesirable effects. ..
  51. Prenatal Depression and a Yoga Intervention
    Tiffany M Field; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We would expect that yoga would decrease depression, increase vagal activity, decrease cortisol and increase gestational age (decrease prematurity). ..
  52. UAB-ZAMBIA-HAITI HIV PREVENTION TRIALS UNIT
    Jeffrey Stringer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Since other research and service funding supports these cohorts, the costs to maintain them prior to trials beginning are minimal. ..
  53. Life Support Decisions for Extremely Premature Infants
    Karen Kavanaugh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Analysis of data will focus on summarizing each case and identifying themes within and across cases. Data from this study will be used in a subsequent intervention study. ..
  54. Blood Pressure in Postmenopausal Women: A GCRC Study
    ELLEN SEELY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, funding of this proposal will allow Dr. Seely to expand her own research career and simultaneously provide time to expand her mentorship role. ..
  55. Therapy for Prenatal Depression:Maternal & Fetal Effects
    Catherine Monk; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  56. Cost-Effectiveness of Preventing Acute-Phase HIV Transmission
    Steven Pinkerton; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results will inform scientific and policy discussions on the importance of interventions to reduce acute-phase transmission. ..