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High Level of Resources for Neonatal Intensive Care Does Not Give US Better Outcomes

Monday, 17 November 2008 20:19
The United States has more neonatologists and neonatal intensive care beds per person than the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia but higher rates of low birth weight and death among neonates,

The study compared neonatal intensive care resources, preconception care and prenatal care, rates of low birth weight and neonatal deaths (deaths within the first month), and infant mortality (deaths within the first year).

Janice Hopkins Tanne   High level of resources for neonatal intensive care does not give US better outcomes   Brit Med Jou 2002 (Jun 8);   324 (7350):   1353