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Socioeconomic Risks
Important Terminology Distinctions
Impact of Preterm Birth on Perinatal and Infant Mortality Rates
Health Consequences of Low Birthweight
Survival Rates of Preterm Infants at the Boundaries of Survivability
Effects on Families
Economic Consequences
Preterm Birth Prevention Programs
Progesterone: A Promising Intervention?
Home Uterine Activity Monitoring
Mechanisms of Preterm Labor
Etiologies of Preterm Labor
High Risk and Low Risk
Risk Factors
Biochemical Markers for Preterm Labor
Cervical Length
Other Infections
Risk Reduction Counseling
Use of Illegal Substances
Domestic Violence
Early Recognition of Signs and Symptoms
Diagnostic Criteria
Teaching Contraction Recognition
Preterm Labor Symptoms
Action to Take if Symptoms Occur
Urgent Symptoms
Women at High-Risk for Preterm Labor
Antenatal Glucocorticoids
Administration of Antenatal Glucocorticoids
Tocolytic Therapy
Classes and Actions of Tocolytics
Activity Restriction
Side Effects of Bedrest
Coping with Activity Restriction
the Hospitalized Pregnant Woman
Inevitable Preterm Delivery
Preparing Parents for a Preterm Delivery
Contributions of Nursing Research
Aims of the March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign
Aims of the March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign (Continued)
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Preterm Labor

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