Adult Outcomes of Preterm Children

  title={Adult Outcomes of Preterm Children},
  author={M. Hack},
  journal={Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics},
  • M. Hack
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
  • The survivors of the initial years of neonatal intensive care of preterm infants reached adulthood during the last decade. Reports of their adult outcomes examined have included neurodevelopmental, behavioral and health outcomes as well as social functioning and reproduction. Despite statistically significant differences between preterm young adults and controls in most outcomes studied, the majority of preterm survivors do well and live fairly normal lives. The two major predictors of adult… CONTINUE READING
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