ERIC Number: ED337922
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Infant Mortality Review: Project Abstracts, Meeting Proceedings, and Product Information.
National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Washington, DC.
This publication includes proceedings from a fall 1989 meeting attended by representatives of projects funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the U.S. Public Health Service as part of its infant mortality reduction initiative. It also contains abstracts describing the funded projects and a list of products available to others interested in implementing infant mortality review. The proceedings section offers summaries of presentations and discussion concerning the Infant Mortality Review Team, record abstraction, parent interviews, data analysis and utilization, and institutionalizing infant mortality review. Twelve projects are described, including projects in Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New York, South Carolina, and Utah. Each project abstract describes the target infant mortality problem, goals and objectives, methodology, and evaluation. Product information is supplied for infant mortality review interview forms, manuals, record abstraction forms, a slide set, and a bibliography. (JDD)
Descriptors: Case Records, Child Health, Congenital Impairments, Data Analysis, Disease Incidence, Federal Programs, Health Promotion, Infant Mortality, Infants, Intervention, Mortality Rate, Perinatal Influences, Premature Infants, Prevention, Public Policy, Recordkeeping, Records (Forms), Special Health Problems
National Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse, 38th and R Streets, N.W., Washington, DC 20057 (single copies free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Bureau of Maternal and Child Health and Resources Development.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Washington, DC.