TITLE

Choosing outcomes in pregnancy research

AUTHOR(S)
Magee, Laura A.
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Obstetric Medicine (1753-495X);Dec2011, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p131
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on her personal experiences with pregnancy research, focusing on maternal, fetal, and neonatal issues. She believes that component outcomes are of equal importance for a composite of neonatal morbidity related with preterm birth, citing various morbidities that may have long-term implications including necrotizing enterocolitis, dysplasia, and brain injury. The author suggests the use of surrogate outcome for illness to address challenges posed by composite outcomes.
ACCESSION #
70291064

 

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