1551 the Influence of Gestational Age(ga) vs. Birthweight (bw) on Neonatal Mortality(nm) of Premature Infants: a Dutch Nationwide Study

During the year 1983, NM data were collected prospectively on all liveborn infants with a GA of <32 weeks(wks) and/or a BW of <1500 gr, admitted to 102 neonatal wards(level 1,2 and 3 hospitals) in the Netherlands. The 1208 infants, admitted to the study (133 infants excluded because of lethal congenital malformations or uncertain GA) represent 94% of the… CONTINUE READING