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Factors Associated with Early Maternal Postpartum Discharge from the Hospital

Citation

Margolis, Lewis H.; Kotelchuck, Milton; & Chang, Hsing-Yi (1997). Factors Associated with Early Maternal Postpartum Discharge from the Hospital. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 151(5), 466-72.

Abstract

Objective: To examine if mothers discharged from the hospital after 1 night's stay or less (early discharge) differ from those discharged from the hospital after 2 or 3 nights' stay (regular discharge) in demographic, economic, behavioral, health status, and health services risk factors associated with maternal and infant well-being.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archpedi.1997.02170420036006

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Author(s)

Margolis, Lewis H.
Kotelchuck, Milton
Chang, Hsing-Yi

Year Published

1997

Volume Number

151

Issue Number

5

Pages

466-72

Reference ID

1112