Anne M. Jorgensen, RNC, MS, NNP, is a neonatal nurse practitioner at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY. She is also a clinical instructor at Columbia University School of Nursing in New York and a DNP student at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. The author reports no conflicts of interest or financial relationships relevant to this article.
Late Preterm Birth: A Rising Trend: Part One of a Two-Part Series
Article first published online: 18 AUG 2008
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Nursing for Women's Health
Volume 12, Issue 4, pages 308–315, August/September 2008
How to Cite
Jorgensen, A. M. (2008), Late Preterm Birth: A Rising Trend: Part One of a Two-Part Series. Nursing for Women's Health, 12: 308–315. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-486X.2008.00352.x
- Issue published online: 18 AUG 2008
- Article first published online: 18 AUG 2008
- 1Identify and classify infants born between 34 and 36 6/7 completed weeks gestation as late preterm.
- 2Identify the factors contributing to the rise in the late preterm birth rate in the United States.
- 3Integrate knowledge of the factors that are contributing to increasing the late preterm birth rate when evaluating and caring for mothers and late preterm infants.
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