Cohort profile: Effective Perinatal Intensive Care in Europe (EPICE) very preterm birth cohort.
Zeitlin J, Maier RF, Cuttini M, Aden U, Boerch K, Gadzinowski J, et al.; Effective Perinatal Intensive Care in Europe (EPICE) research group.
International Journal of Epidemiology. 2020 Feb 7.
WHY WAS THE COHORT SET UP? This cohort was set up to investigate the use of evidence-based interventions for prenatal and postnatal care of infants born very preterm (VPT) and explore the associations between evidence-based care and their health and developmental outcomes.
WHO IS IN THE COHORT? The EPICE cohort is a geographically defined study of stillbirths and live births from 22+0 to 31+6 weeks of gestation in 19 European regions.