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Identification of Women At Risk for Preterm Birth

Purpose:

To evaluate a pregnant woman for risk of preterm delivery using the risk scoring system of Ross et al.

Specialty:

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

O60

Description:

Ross et al developed a risk scoring system based on logistic regression to identify women at risk for preterm delivery. 22 factors based on historical or current gestational data were identified as significant. Women may be identified based on a logistic score or number of risk factors present.

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