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Epidemiology of neonatal encephalopathy and hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy.
Neonatal encephalopathy (NE) is the clinical manifestation of disordered neonatal brain function. Lack of universal agreed definitions of NE and the sub-group with hypoxic-ischaemia (HIE) makes theExpand
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Early, Accurate Diagnosis and Early Intervention in Cerebral Palsy: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment
Importance Cerebral palsy describes the most common physical disability in childhood and occurs in 1 in 500 live births. Historically, the diagnosis has been made between age 12 and 24 months but nowExpand
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Antepartum risk factors for newborn encephalopathy: the Western Australian case-control study
Objective: To ascertain antepartum predictors of newborn encephalopathy in term infants. Design: Population based, unmatched case-control study. Setting: Metropolitan area of Western Australia, JuneExpand
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Intrapartum risk factors for newborn encephalopathy: the Western Australian case-control study.
OBJECTIVE To identify intrapartum predictors of newborn encephalopathy in term infants. DESIGN Population based, unmatched case-control study. SETTING Metropolitan area of Western Australia, JuneExpand
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A systematic review of risk factors for cerebral palsy in children born at term in developed countries
Aim  The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review in order to identify the risk factors for cerebral palsy (CP) in children born at term. The secondary aim was to ascertain if theExpand
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Gastroschisis: an update
Gastroschisis (GS) continues to increase in frequency, with several studies now reported an incidence of between 4 and 5 per 10,000 live births. The main risk factor would seem to be young maternalExpand
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Autism following a history of newborn encephalopathy: more than a coincidence?
Between June 1993 and December 1996, 276 term newborn infants with encephalopathy and 564 randomly selected term controls were enrolled in a population‐based study of moderate and severe term newbornExpand
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Cerebral palsy following term newborn encephalopathy: a population-based study.
Cerebral palsy (CP) can occur in term infants with or without preceding newborn encephalopathy. We compared the type and severity of CP and associated disability in these two groups. ParticipantsExpand
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Predictors of neonatal encephalopathy in full term infants
Abstract Objective: Preliminary investigation of the contribution of adverse antepartum and intrapartum factors to neonatal encephalopathy in singleton neonates born full term. Design: MatchedExpand
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What constitutes cerebral palsy?
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a term of convenience applied to a group of motor disorders of central origin defined by clinical description. It is not a diagnosis in that its application infers nothingExpand
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