Is intrauterine growth appropriate to monitor postnatal growth of preterm neonates?


When using the useful 2013 Fenton Chart, data should be interpreted with caution taking into account two aspects: the physiologic loss of body water after birth for the weight curves, and the questionable accuracy of the birth length curves considering the heterogeneity and reliability of the methods used in the original measurements. 
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2431-14-14


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