Better care of immature infants; has it influenced long-term pulmonary outcome?

@article{Halvorsen2006BetterCO,
  title={Better care of immature infants; has it influenced long-term pulmonary outcome?},
  author={Thomas Halvorsen and Britt Torunn Skadberg and Geir Egil Eide and Ola Drange R\oksund and Trond Jacob Markestad},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2006},
  volume={95 5},
  pages={547-54}
}
AIMS To assess whether lung function in late childhood had improved in subjects born extremely prematurely in the early 1990s compared to the early 1980s, and whether neonatal factors in the respective periods had different impact on long-term pulmonary outcome. DESIGN Population-based, controlled cohort study. Lung function was determined in 81 of 86 (94%) eligible subjects born with gestational age < or =28 weeks or birthweight < or =1000 g in Western Norway in 1982-85 (n=46) and 1991-92 (n… CONTINUE READING