This article is part of the supplement: Technical inputs, enhancements and applications of the Lives Saved Tool (LiST)

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Neonatal resuscitation and immediate newborn assessment and stimulation for the prevention of neonatal deaths: a systematic review, meta-analysis and Delphi estimation of mortality effect

Anne CC Lee12, Simon Cousens3, Stephen N Wall4, Susan Niermeyer5, Gary L Darmstadt16, Waldemar A Carlo7, William J Keenan8, Zulfiqar A Bhutta9, Christopher Gill10 and Joy E Lawn4*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA

2 Department of Newborn Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

3 London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London, UK

4 Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children

5 Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nenoatology, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA

6 Integrated Health Solutions Development, Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA, USA

7 Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA

8 Division of Neonatology, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, USA

9 Division of Women & Child Health, the Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

10 Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, USA

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BMC Public Health 2011, 11(Suppl 3):S12  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-S3-S12

Published: 13 April 2011

Additional files

Additional File 1:

This file is an excel file that contains three work sheets. The first sheet has the quality coding of studies used in the meta-analysis, the second sheet has the Grade rating of the evidence and the third sheet has the CHERG rules for defining the effectiveness values.

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Additional File 2:

This file is a word document. It contains the Delpi documents used by the experts in the Delphi process.

Format: DOCX Size: 18KB Download file

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