M A Martikainen

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The aim of this prospective study was to examine the effect of maternal hypertension on the neurological condition of the newborn infant. Of the babies born between April 1984 and March 1986, 54 preterm, 151 full-term AGA and 24 full-term SGA neonates with maternal hypertension were compared, respectively, with 128 preterm, 144 full-term AGA and 73(More)
The aim of this prospective study was to examine the neurological development of preterm children with asymmetric (A-SGA) or symmetric (S-SGA) intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR). Twenty-six A-SGA preterm children, 27 S-SGA preterm children and 131 appropriate for gestational age (AGA) preterm children were compared with 121 full-term AGA children. They(More)
BACKGROUND Finland has the fourth highest injury mortality rate in the European Union. To better understand the causes of the high injury rate, and prevent these fatal injuries, studies are needed. Therefore, we set out to complete an analysis of the epidemiology of fatal trauma, and any contributory role for alcohol, long suspected to promote fatal(More)
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