An integrated review of developmental outcomes and late-preterm birth.

  title={An integrated review of developmental outcomes and late-preterm birth.},
  author={Haifa Abou Samra and Jacqueline M Mcgrath and Michelle S Wehbe},
  journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN},
  volume={40 4},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate existing evidence on long-term developmental outcomes of late-preterm infants (LPI; infants born 34-36 6/7 weeks gestation). DATA SOURCES Computerized bibliographic databases and hand search for English language articles published between January 1995 and November 2010 yielded 817 articles. STUDY SELECTION Twelve studies (10 cohort and two cross-sectional) were identified that defined late-preterm (LP) birth as 34 to 36 6/7 weeks gestation and addressed growth and… CONTINUE READING


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