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Labor risk assessment in a rural community hospital.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3976756     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Unanticipated perinatal catastrophe in a rural community hospital is responsible for the deaths of many potentially salvageable infants. An intrapartum risk scoring system was designed to help anticipate infants needing skilled resuscitation at the rural community hospital. Thirty-three percent of infants whose mothers scored as high risk (greater than or equal to 10) required resuscitation while only 6% of infants whose mothers scored less than 10 required resuscitation. Sequential Apgar scores of infants in need of resuscitation attended by a skilled resuscitator showed significant improvement compared with Apgar scores of infants not attended by a skilled resuscitator, suggesting at least a short-term benefit for early identification of the infant at risk.
Authors:
M Smith; W C Stratton; L Roi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  151     ISSN:  0002-9378     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  1985 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-04-23     Completed Date:  1985-04-23     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370476     Medline TA:  Am J Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  569-74     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Apgar Score
Female
Hospitals, Community
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / epidemiology,  therapy
Michigan
Obstetric Labor Complications / etiology*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications
Resuscitation
Retrospective Studies
Risk
Rural Population*

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