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Estimating the Impact of Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects in the United States

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) estimates the proportion of infants in the United States with a critical congenital heart defect (CCHD) who were diagnosed more than three days after birth.

Title: Estimating the Impact of Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects in the United States
Date: February 3, 2014
Authors: Cora Peterson, PhD, Elizabeth Ailes, PhD, MPH, Tiffany Riehle-Colarusso, MD, MSE, MPH, Matthew E. Oster, MD, MPH, Richard S. Olney, MD, MPH, Cynthia H. Cassell, PhD, David E. Fixler, MD, MSc, Suzan L. Carmichael, PhD, Gary M. Shaw, DrPH, Suzanne M. Gilboa, PhD, MHS
Link: http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1827801