An interdisciplinary bronchopulmonary dysplasia program is associated with improved neurodevelopmental outcomes and fewer rehospitalizations

@article{Shepherd2012AnIB,
  title={An interdisciplinary bronchopulmonary dysplasia program is associated with improved neurodevelopmental outcomes and fewer rehospitalizations},
  author={Edward G. Shepherd and Amy M Knupp and Stephen E. Welty and K M Susey and William P Gardner and Alfred L Gest},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={32},
  pages={33-38}
}
Objective:Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a pulmonary disease associated with poor neurodevelopmental and medical outcomes. Patients with BPD are medically fragile, at high risk for complications and require interdisciplinary care. We tested the hypothesis that a chronic care approach for BPD would improve neurodevelopmental outcomes relative to the National Institute of Child and Human Development Neonatal Research Network (NICHD NRN) and reduce medical complications.Study Design:Infants… CONTINUE READING
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