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Interventions for investigating and identifying the causes of stillbirth: A Cochrane systematic review

Project Status Complete
Organisation Lead Stillbirth CRE
Program Area Data To Drive Change
Topic Improving Data Capture To Prevent Stillbirth In Australia

Understanding of the causes of stillbirth is at the cornerstone of prevention. Diagnostic tests aim to find the causes of stillbirth, but there are a myriad of tests available and no consensus on the best approach to using these tests. This review assesses the effect of different tests, protocols or guidelines for investigating and identifying the causes of stillbirth on outcomes for parents - including psychosocial outcomes, economic costs, and rates of diagnosis of the causes of stillbirth.

The review has been published in the Cochrane Database of systematic reviews and can be accessed here:

https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD012504.pub2/full

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