Gestational age and birthweight for risk assessment of neurodevelopmental impairment or death in extremely preterm infants.

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BACKGROUND The risk of poor outcomes in preterm infants is primarily determined by birthweight (BW) and gestational age (GA). It is not known whether BW is a better outcome predictor than GA. OBJECTIVE To test whether BW is better than GA (measured in days, rather than completed weeks) for prediction of neurodevelopmental impairment (NDI) and death… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2015-309670

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@article{Salas2016GestationalAA, title={Gestational age and birthweight for risk assessment of neurodevelopmental impairment or death in extremely preterm infants.}, author={Ariel A. Salas and Waldemar A. Carlo and Namasivayam Ambalavanan and Tracy L. Nolen and Barbara J. Stoll and Abhik Kumar Das and Rosemary D. Higgins}, journal={Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition}, year={2016} }