Up to 20% of newborn infants retro-transferred to a lower level of care require readmission to a higher-level facility. In this study, we developed and validated a prediction rule (The Rule for Elective Transfer between Units for Recovering Neonates [RETURN]) to identify clinical characteristics of infants at risk for failing retro-transfer.
- convalescent care
- neonatal regionalization
- neonatal transport
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health