Term: Neonatal Special Care Unit (SCU) / Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Admission

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2012-11-05


A live born baby was considered to have a neonatal SCU / NICU admission if there was any admission to a SCU / NICU during the birth hospitalization, which was noted by the presence of the SCU unit = 50 (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)) or SCU unit = 98.

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  • Heaman M, Kingston D, Helewa M, Brownell M, Derksen S, Bogdanovic B, McGowan K, Bailly A. Perinatal Services and Outcomes in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Summary] [Full Report] [Errata] (View)

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  • Ruth C, Brownell M, Isbister J, MacWilliam L, Gammon H, Singal D, Soodeen R, McGowan K, Kulbaba C, Boriskewich E. Long-Term Outcomes Of Manitoba's Insight Mentoring Program: A Comparative Statistical Analysis . Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2015. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)