APCU

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AcronymDefinition
APCUAdvanced Protective Combat Uniform (Adventure Tech, Inc.)
APCUAdequacy of Prenatal Care Utilization (index)
APCUAcute Palliative Care Unit
APCUAssembly Power Converter Unit
APCUAntenna Position Control Unit
APCUAsynchronous Protocol Control Unit
APCUArray Phase Control Unit
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An evaluation of the Kessner adequacy of prenatal care index and a proposed adequacy of prenatal care utilization index.
Kogan MD, Alexander GR, Jack BW Allen MC, The association between adequacy of Prenatal care utilization and subsequent pediatric care utilization in the United States, Pedatrics 1998; 102;25-30.
An evaluation of the Kessner adequacy of prenatal care index and a proponed adequacy of prenatal care utilization index.
Several studies have reported that increasing the adequacy of prenatal care utilization in pregnant substance users reduces risks for prematurity, low birth weight, and perinatal mortality (El-Mohandes et al.
Kotelchuck M, The adequacy of prenatal care utilization index: its US distribution and association with low birthweight, American Journal of Public Health, 1994, 84(9): 1486-1489
To overcome this problem, we attempted to use the Adequacy of Prenatal Care Utilization (APNCU) index.
Each of these variables is suggested by the literature and by the authorizing legislation for APE To determine prenatal care use, the Adequacy of Prenatal Care Utilization (APNCU) Index was calculated from information readily available on birth certificates,including month of initial prenatal care visit, number of visits, and gestational age (Kotelchuck, 1994).
An evaluation of the adequacy of prenatal care and a proposed adequacy of prenatal care utilization index.
Kotelchuck M The adequacy of prenatal care utilization index: its U.
The lack of association between prenatal care adequacy and low birthweight may also be the result of shifting from the more traditional Kessner Index as a measure of prenatal care adequacy to the newer Adequacy of Prenatal Care Utilization Index (APNCUI; Kotelc huck, 1994).
The Adequacy of Prenatal Care Utilization Index (APNCU) (Kotelchuck, 1994a) was used to develop a summary index for adequacy of prenatal care.
Data on the trimester in which prenatal care began and the Revised Graduated Index of Prenatal Care Utilization (R-GINDEX) and Adequacy of Prenatal Care Utilization Index (APNCU) were examined.