Baseline characteristics and factors associated with nutritional and pulmonary status at enrollment in the cystic fibrosis EPIC observational cohort.

@article{Rosenfeld2010BaselineCA,
  title={Baseline characteristics and factors associated with nutritional and pulmonary status at enrollment in the cystic fibrosis EPIC observational cohort.},
  author={Margaret Rosenfeld and Julia Emerson and Sharon McNamara and Kelli Joubran and George Z. Retsch-Bogart and Gavin R. Graff and H{\'e}ctor Herrera Guti{\'e}rrez and Jamshed F. Kanga and Thomas Lahiri and Blake Noyes and Bonnie Ramsey and Clement L Ren and Michael Schechter and Wayne Morgan and Ronald L. Gibson},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2010},
  volume={45 9},
  pages={934-44}
}
SUMMARY BACKGROUND The EPIC Observational Study is an ongoing prospective cohort study investigating risk factors for and clinical outcomes associated with early Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pa) acquisition in young children with cystic fibrosis (CF). OBJECTIVES AND HYPOTHESIS To describe the baseline characteristics of the cohort and evaluate associations between potential risk factors and nutritional and respiratory characteristics at enrollment. We hypothesized that distinct demographic and… CONTINUE READING