TABLE 5.

Comparison of Universal and Differential Monitoring Strategies

StrategyBed Days UsedCosts*QALYs
5 Days for all gestations5000$5997239428693
4 Days for 30–34 wk
7 Days for 24–29 wk4546$5935060828714
3 Days for 30–34 wk
8 Days for 24–29 wk3911$5848771028722
  • * 2000 US dollars. Note that these are societal costs over a lifetime time horizon.