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Social determinants of health and redirection of care for infants born extremely preterm

JAMA Pediatrics

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

About The Study: In this study of 15,000 infants born extremely preterm, redirection of care discussions (withdrawal, withholding, or limiting escalation of treatment) occurred less often for Black and Hispanic infants than for white and non-Hispanic infants. It is important to explore the possible reasons underlying these differences. 

Authors: Jane E. Brumbaugh, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2024.0125)

Editor’s Note: Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflict of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.

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