Increased risk of adverse neurological development for late preterm infants.

  title={Increased risk of adverse neurological development for late preterm infants.},
  author={Joann R. Petrini and Todd Dias and Marie C McCormick and Maria L Massolo and Nancy S Green and Gabriel J. Escobar},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={154 2},
OBJECTIVE To assess the risks of moderate prematurity for cerebral palsy (CP), developmental delay/mental retardation (DD/MR), and seizure disorders in early childhood. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study using hospitalization and outpatient databases from the Northern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program. Data covered 141 321 children > or =30 weeks born between Jan 1, 2000, and June 30, 2004, with follow-up through June 30, 2005. Presence of CP, DD/MR, and seizures was… CONTINUE READING

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