Growth patterns of extremely low-birth-weight hospitalized preterm infants.

  title={Growth patterns of extremely low-birth-weight hospitalized preterm infants.},
  author={Deborah K Steward and Karen F Pridham},
  journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN},
  volume={31 1},
OBJECTIVE To characterize the growth of extremely low-birth-weight (ELBW) infants during hospitalization in terms of weight gain, growth velocity, and relative change in weight. DESIGN Retrospective, descriptive design. SETTING Two neonatal intensive-care units located in the midwestern United States. PATIENTS Thirty-five ELBW infants with a birth weight less than 1,000 g and appropriate for gestational age. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Clinical data related to the infant's growth and… CONTINUE READING
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