EPICE-PT Perinatal Dataset
|Name||Effective Perinatal Intensive Care in Europe - Portugal|
|Number of very preterm (VPT) and/or very low birthweight (VLBW) births included in cohort (live & still births)||974|
|Number of term-born control births included in cohort (live & still births)||0|
The EPICE-PT cohort included all births (terminations of pregnancy, stillbirths, live births), from 22+0 to 31+6 weeks of gestation, occurred between 1st June 2011 and 31st May 2012. The EPICE-PT involved all of the public maternity units (n=27) from two Portuguese regions, the Northern and Lisbon and Tagus Valley, as well as three private units from Lisbon.
Data Collection Event
Perinatal data were collected from obstetric and neonatal medical records using a pretested standardised questionnaire. Data were collected on maternal and infant health characteristics, maternal sociodemographic characteristics, pregnancy complications, maternal obstetric and medical history, details of pregnancy, interventions during pregnancy, labour and delivery, pregnancy outcomes, neonatal morbidity and medical treatment, congenital anomalies, and nutrition during the neonatal period (e.g. breastfeeding). Maternal and infant hospital admission history, and neonatal outcomes (death or discharge from the neonatal unit) were also recorded. Additionally, a survey of maternity and neonatal units was carried out. Data were collected on the characteristics and practices of the maternity and neonatal units such as policies, protocols, unit activity levels, and decision making processes etc.
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