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  1. Fulltext. Hyaline membrane disease is underreported in a linked birth-infant death certificate database.

    Article - En anglais



    This study compared the Missouri State Department of Health linked birth-infant death certificate database and medical records with respect to recording hyaline membrane disease in very low-birth-weight infants.


    We reviewed the records for all 976 infants weighing 500 to 1500 g who were born to St.

    Louis, Mo, residents in 1989,1991, and 1992.


    Eighteen percent of the birth certificates and 54% of the medical records documented hyaline membrane disease, resulting in 34% sensitivity and 99% specificity.


    The Missouri State Department of Health birth-infant death certificate database underestimates the incidence of hyaline membrane disease, which suggests taht national statistics for the disease are also underestimated.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Membrane hyaline maladie, Base donnée, Certificat décès, Dossier médical, Epidémiologie, Enregistrement donnée, Evaluation, Taux, Nouveau né, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Prématuré, Etude comparative, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Poumon pathologie, Détresse respiratoire, Nouveau né pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hyaline membrane disease, Database, Death certificate, Medical record, Epidemiology, Data logging, Evaluation, Rate, Newborn, Human, United States, North America, America, Premature, Comparative study, Respiratory disease, Lung disease, Respiratory distress, Newborn diseases

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0440979

    Code Inist : 002B20G03. Création : 25/01/1999.