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Cost of Hospitalization for Preterm and Low Birth Weight Infants in the United States
OBJECTIVE. The objective of this study was to estimate national hospital costs for infant admissions that are associated with preterm birth/low birth weight. METHODS. Infant (<1 year) hospital… Expand
Changes in the gestational age distribution among U.S. singleton births: impact on rates of late preterm birth, 1992 to 2002.
There is mounting evidence that infants born late preterm (34-36 weeks) are at greater risk for morbidity than term infants. This article examines the changing epidemiology of gestational length… Expand
Increased risk of adverse neurological development for late preterm infants.
- J. Petrini, T. Dias, M. McCormick, Maria L. Massolo, N. Green, G. Escobar
- The Journal of pediatrics
- 1 February 2009
OBJECTIVE To assess the risks of moderate prematurity for cerebral palsy (CP), developmental delay/mental retardation (DD/MR), and seizure disorders in early childhood. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective… Expand
Research agenda for preterm birth: recommendations from the March of Dimes.
- N. Green, K. Damus, +6 authors R. Schwarz
- American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
- 1 September 2005
Preterm birth (PTB) is a common, serious, and costly health problem affecting nearly 1 in 8 births in the United States. Burdens from PTB are especially severe for the very preterm infant (<32 weeks'… Expand
Systematic Evidence Review of Newborn Screening and Treatment of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
CONTEXT: Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) is a group of disorders that leads to early childhood death as a result of severe infections. Recent research has addressed potential newborn… Expand
Estimated Effect of 17 Alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate on Preterm Birth in the United States
OBJECTIVE: A multicenter, randomized placebo-controlled trial among women with singleton pregnancies and a history of spontaneous preterm birth found that weekly injections of 17… Expand
Folic acid supplementation and prevention of birth defects.
- N. Green
- The Journal of nutrition
- 1 August 2002
Based on animal studies, epidemiologic studies and intervention trials, maternal folic acid is known to be protective for neural tube defects (NTD), primarily spina bifida and anencephalus. To reduce… Expand
Human and murine immunoglobulin expression vector cassettes.
We describe the construction of new immunoglobulin (Ig) expression vectors and their use in the production of recombinant chimeric Ig molecules in transfected mammalian cells. The vectors contain the… Expand
Decision-making process for conditions nominated to the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel: statement of the US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Heritable…
Purpose:The US Secretary of Health and Human Services provides guidance to state newborn screening programs about which conditions should be included in screening (i.e., the “Recommended Uniform… Expand
Committee report: Method for evaluating conditions nominated for population-based screening of newborns and children
Abstract: The Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children is charged with evaluating conditions nominated for addition to the uniform screening panel and… Expand