Journal Article

Challenges faced in providing safe care in rural perinatal settings.

Jukkala AM, Kirby RS. MCN. The American journal of maternal child nursing. 2009;34:365-71.

This survey of rural hospitals in the southern United States found that hospitals with fewer than 125 deliveries per year were relatively less prepared to administer neonatal resuscitation. As well, one-third of hospitals did not have an established method for transferring patients to tertiary care hospitals.