The authors regret incorrectly including FAAN as a credential for Linda B. Zekas and failing to note her affiliation with Ann & Robert H. Lurie, Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL. The authors also regret including extraneous information in the title of the policy brief. The authors would like to apologize for any inconvenience caused.
DOI of original article: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.outlook.2018.08.007
Published online: February 07, 2019
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- American Academy of Nursing on policy: Reducing preterm births in the United States: Maternal infant health, child, adolescent and family, and women's health expert panelsNursing OutlookVol. 66Issue 5
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