3050.0 Innovative strategies for infant mortality prevention among high-risk populations

Monday, October 27, 2008: 8:30 AM
The purpose of this session is to identify risk factors for infant mortality, and to discuss potential strategies for infant mortality prevention.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe major trends and patterns in infant mortality in the United States. 2. Identify population groups with an elevated risk of infant mortality. 3. Discuss selected infant mortality prevention strategies.

8:30 AM
Innovative strategies to improve neonatal outcomes in NYC Public Hospitals
Consuelo U. Dungca, EdD, RN and Marlene Allison, RN, MPH
9:00 AM
High risk neonates born at the threshold of viability: Does resuscitation improve survival over time?
Laura Hurley, MD, Rachel Everhart, MS, Regina Cox and Beena Kamath, MD
9:30 AM
Evaluating sudden infant death classification and capturing all deaths with sleep-related factors (SRF): Results from NYC
Lindsay Senter, MPH, Judith Sackoff, PhD, Kristen Landi, MD and Lorraine Boyd, MD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers SPIG, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing