Accession Number : AD0738442

Title :   Optimal Management of the Erythroblastotic Pregnancy.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WEAPONS CENTER CHINA LAKE CALIF

Personal Author(s) : O'Lane,J. M. ; Reed,F. C.

Report Date : FEB 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : The report presents a mathematical model suitable for management of the erythroblastotic pregnancy. Optimal management balances the risks associated with intrauterine transfusions and early delivery against the cumulative effects of erythroblastosis. An appropriate functional equation solved using dynamic programming generates optimal management policies. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PREGNANCY, PATHOLOGY), THERAPY, MEDICINE, MATHEMATICAL MODELS

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE