2017 Matthew Bulfin Educational Conference Live CME
[.67 Credit Hours] Arial Grossu, M.A. “Managing Extreme Prematurity: Treatment, Survival, and Outcomes in Infants Born at 22 to 24 Weeks Gestation”
Due to developments in technology, babies who are considered “extremely preterm” are surviving at younger gestational ages according to new studies.
1. Studies also show that there is variation in treatment and outcomes depending on the hospital.
2. This session will examine how physicians and health care staff can manage extreme prematurity and what their expectations for infant survival and outcomes should be.
3. This session will also examine the policy implications that extreme preterm infant survival has on the definition of viability, fetal pain, and the legality of late-term abortion.
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