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Our Publications

Below is a selection of publications that CPQCC has produced as a result of our quality improvement initiatives and research projects.


Finer NN, Powers RJ, Ou C-haoSimon, Durand D, Wirtschafter D, Gould JB. "Prospective evaluation of postnatal steroid administration: a 1-year experience from the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative." Pediatrics. 2006;117(3):704-13.
Bax M, Goldstein M, Rosenbaum P, et al. "Proposed definition and classification of cerebral palsy, April 2005." Dev Med Child Neurol. 2005;47(8):571-6.
Gould JB, Qin C, Chavez G. "Time of birth and the risk of neonatal death." Obstet Gynecol. 2005;106(2):352-8.
Catalano R, Bruckner T, Anderson E, Gould JB. "Fetal death sex ratios: a test of the economic stress hypothesis." Int J Epidemiol. 2005;34(4):944-8.
Gould JB, Wirtschafter DD, Murphy B, Quaintance CC. Improving the Quality of Perinatal Care in California.. AAP Perinatal Section News; 2005.
Gould JB, Danielsen B, Korst LM, et al. "Cesarean delivery rates and neonatal morbidity in a low-risk population." Obstet Gynecol. 2004;104(1):11-9.
Gould JB, Qin C, Marks AR, Chavez G. "Neonatal mortality in weekend vs weekday births." JAMA. 2003;289(22):2958-62.
Gould JB, Madan A, Qin C, Chavez G. "Perinatal outcomes in two dissimilar immigrant populations in the United States: a dual epidemiologic paradox." Pediatrics. 2003;111(6 Pt 1):e676-82.
Burch K, Rhine W, Baker R, et al. "Implementing potentially better practices to reduce lung injury in neonates." Pediatrics. 2003;111(4 Pt 2):e432-6.
Gould JB, Marks AR, Chavez G. "Expansion of community-based perinatal care in California." J Perinatol. 2002;22(8):630-40.
Gould JB, Chavez G, Marks AR, Liu H. "Incomplete birth certificates: a risk marker for infant mortality." Am J Public Health. 2002;92(1):79-81.
Callanan C, Doyle L, Rickards A, Kelly E, Ford G, Davis N. "Children followed with difficulty: how do they differ?" J Paediatr Child Health. 2001;37(2):152-6.
Kirby D, Coyle K, Gould JB. "Manifestations of poverty and birthrates among young teenagers in California zip code areas." Fam Plann Perspect. 2001;33(2):63-9.
Danielsen B, Castles AG, Damberg CL, Gould JB. "Newborn discharge timing and readmissions: California, 1992-1995." Pediatrics. 2000;106(1 Pt 1):31-9.
Gould JB, Benitz WE, Liu H. "Mortality and time to death in very low birth weight infants: California, 1987 and 1993." Pediatrics. 2000;105(3):E37.
Gould JB. "Vital records for quality improvement." Pediatrics. 1999;103(1 Suppl E):278-90.