The California Chapter of the March of Dimes, in partnership with Sutter Medical Center Sacramento, has created the evidence-based Preterm Labor Assessment Toolkit. This toolkit has been endorsed by California District IX of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and by the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
The objective of the toolkit is to standardize the assessment and diagnosis of preterm labor among health care professionals to allow for:
This toolkit provides guidance for the assessment and triage of women with suspected preterm labor, but it does not dictate treatment. The March of Dimes urges health care professionals to compare current practices for assessing women with the evidence-based guidelines offered in this toolkit.
CONTENT OF THE TOOLKIT
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