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National Center for Fatality Review & Prevention. 2017. Guidance for reviewing deaths of infants/children with disabilities and/or special health care needs. Washington, DC: National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention, 23 pp.

Annotation: This document provides guidance to Child Death Review (CDR) and Fetal Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) teams on conducting effective reviews of the deaths of infants and children who had a disability or chronic illness. Contents include definitions of disability and special health care needs; preparing for the review meeting; background and questions for discussion at the review; medical death or natural causes; maltreatment as a factor; death in foster care, group home, institution, or jail/detention facility; mental health services for children in care; death at school or on a school bus; injury deaths; and risk factors. A structure for identifying and addressing gaps in services, policies, or protocols and model recommendations is included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention, c/o Michigan Public Health Institute, 1115 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (800) 656-2434 Secondary Telephone: (517) 614-0379 Fax: (517) 324-6009 E-mail: info@childdeathreview.org Web Site: https://www.ncfrp.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Child death review, Children with special health care needs, Infant death review committees, Infants with special health care needs, Models

National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. 2016. A report on the status of fetal and infant mortality review in the United States 2015 = U.S. fetal and infant mortality review: 2015 status report. Washington, DC: National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention, 25 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from a national survey of state and local Fetal and Infant Mortality (FIMR) coordinators about their FIMR team structure, process, and activities. Contents include information about operations at the local level to examine medical, nonmedical, and systems-related factors and circumstances contributing to fetal and infant deaths. Information about FIMR and child death review collaboration is also included. Survey results are provided in a set of tables following the narrative. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention, c/o Michigan Public Health Institute, 1115 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (800) 656-2434 Secondary Telephone: (517) 614-0379 Fax: (517) 324-6009 E-mail: info@childdeathreview.org Web Site: https://www.ncfrp.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Community action, Community based services, County programs, Fetal death, Infant death, Infant death review committees, Injury prevention, Local initiatives, Outcome and process assessment, Program coordination, Systems development, Teamwork

National Center for Fatality Review & Prevention. 2016. Guidance for reviews of Zika-related fatalities. Washington, DC: National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention, 15 pp.

Annotation: This document is intended to inform Child Death Review and Fetal and Infant Mortality Review teams' reviews of fetal, infant, and child deaths known to be related, or potentially related, to Zika virus infection. Contents include an overview of Zika, including transmission, prevalance, and risk factors for pregnant women; preparing for review of cases; questions for teams to consider; and recommendations to health professionals and systems for preventing or mitigating Zika virus infection. Information about the clinical management of a pregnant woman with suspected Zika virus infection is included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention, c/o Michigan Public Health Institute, 1115 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (800) 656-2434 Secondary Telephone: (517) 614-0379 Fax: (517) 324-6009 E-mail: info@childdeathreview.org Web Site: https://www.ncfrp.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Child death review, Infant death review committees, Virus diseases

National Center for Cultural Competence and National Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Resource Center. 2011. Cultural and linguistic competence self-assessment for fetal and infant mortality review programs. Washington, DC: National Center for Cultural Competence, 2 parts.

Annotation: This webinar discusses the concepts of cultural and linguistic competence as they apply to the Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) process and reviews the benefits, principles, and potential approaches to cultural and linguistic competence self-assessments that are appropriate for FIMR programs. The webinar also discusses the Cultural and Linguistic Competence Organizational Assessment Instrument for FIMR programs. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, P.O. Box 571485, Washington, DC 20057-1485, Telephone: (202) 687-5387 Secondary Telephone: (800) 788-2066 Fax: (202) 687-8899 E-mail: cultural@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://nccc.georgetown.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Cultural competence, Assessment, Fetal mortality, Infant death review committees, Language barriers, Multimedia, Programs

California Department of Public Health, Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Program. 2011. Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Program: Policies and procedures [rev. ed.]. [Sacramento, CA]: California Department of Public Health, Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Program, 10 pp.

Annotation: This manual for California discusses background of the California Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Program, local FIMR activities, key personnel, standardized data collection and reporting, trainings and meetings, product and publication approval, and annual reports.

Contact: California Department of Public Health, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Program, MS 8305, P.O. Box 997420, Sacramento, CA 95899-7420, Telephone: (866) 241-0395 Fax: (916) 650-0305 E-mail: mchinet@cdph.ca.gov Web Site: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/MCAH/Pages/default.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: California, Fetal mortality, Final reports, Infant death review committees, Infant mortality, State programs, Statistical data, Training

Michalski K, Gathirimu J, Benton A, Swain G, Gass E, Ngui E. 2010. 2010 City of Milwaukee fetal infant mortality review (FIMR) report: Understanding and preventing infant death and stillbirth in Milwaukee—2005-2008 stillbirths and infant deaths. Milwaukee, WI: Milwaukee Health Department, 40 pp.

Annotation: This report, which is the fifth of its kind produced since 1995, summarizes what is known about factors that contribute to Milwaukee's high number of stillbirths and infant deaths in an effort to reduce infant mortality and eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in infant mortality. The report explains what the Fetal Infant Mortality Review is and discusses Milwaukee's infant mortality rate, racial disparities, cause of infant death and stillbirth in Milwaukee from 2005 to 2008, risk factors for infant death and stillbirth, autopsies and medical follow-up, social inequality and infant mortality, and community activities.

Contact: City of Milwaukee Health Department, 841 North Broadway, 3rd Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3653, Telephone: (414) 286-3521 Web Site: http://city.milwaukee.gov/health Available from the website.

Keywords: Communities, Ethnic factors, Fetal death, Infant death, Infant death review committees, Infant mortality, Prevention, Racial factors, Risk factors, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Health Department. 2010. Infant mortality. Milwaukee, WI: Milwaukee Health Department,

Annotation: This website provides information about infant mortality in Milwaukee. It includes an overview of infant mortality and discusses leading causes, other factors affecting the infant mortality rate, and Fetal Infant Mortality Review. Links to additional infant mortality resources are provided.

Contact: City of Milwaukee Health Department, 841 North Broadway, 3rd Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3653, Telephone: (414) 286-3521 Web Site: http://city.milwaukee.gov/health Available from the website.

Keywords: Congenital abnormalities, Fetal death, Infant death, Infant death review committees, Infant mortality, Premature infants, Racial factors, Risk factors, SIDS, State surveys, Wisconsin

Columbus Public Health. 2010. Sleep-related infant deaths. Columbus, OH: Columbus Public Health, 2 pp. (Health indicator brief)

Annotation: This document reviews findings from a report of infants who died in their sleep in Franklin County, Ohio, from 2006 through 2008, and the circumstances surrounding these deaths. Topics include information and statistics on diagnoses (SIDS, SUID, unknown); demographics; and risk conditions (maternal smoking during pregnancy, place at time of death, any bed sharing, and sleep position). Safe sleep recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development are included.

Contact: Columbus Public Health, 240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 645-7417 Web Site: http://publichealth.columbus.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Infant death, Infant death review committees, Local MCH programs, Risk assessment, SIDS, Sleep position, Tobacco use

[Virginia Department of Health, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner]. 2002. Virginia Morbidity/Mortality Review Project: Final report. [Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Health, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner], 17 pp.

Annotation: This final report describes a collaborative effort among various infant mortality/child death review programs in Virginia to improve coordination, limit redundancy, and provide networks across the state. Contents include a description of the project's purpose and objectives, methodology, evaluation, and results/outcomes. A list of publication and products is included as well as an overview of dissemination and utilization of results, future plans, and project replication needs. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Child death review, Collaboration, Final reports, Infant death review committees, Infant mortality, State agencies, Virginia

American Medical Association, Committee on Maternal and Child Care. 1959. A guide for the study of perinatal mortality and morbidity. Chicago, IL: American Medical Association, Committee on Maternal and Child Care, 31 pp.

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.