maturation

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The only previous randomized, controlled trial of an intensive, multifacted educational intervention in obstetrics used local opinion leaders, grand rounds, chart reminders, group discussions, audits, and feedback to successfully increase the use of antenatal corticosteroids for fetal maturation, based on guidelines from a National Institutes of Health consensus conference (JAMA 1999; 281: 46-52).
ACOG committee opinion: antenatal corticosteroid therapy for fetal maturation.
NIH Consensus Development Panel on the Effect of Corticosteroids for Fetal Maturation on Perinatal Outcomes.
In 2000, the National Institutes of Health reaffirmed that a single course of antenatal corticosteroids should be considered for pregnant women between 24 and 34 weeks of gestation who are at risk for preterm delivery within 7 days, but concluded that the data available at that time were inadequate to argue for or against repeat or rescue courses of antenatal corticosteroids (ACS) for fetal maturation.