Meta-Analysis of Neurobehavioral Outcomes in Very Preterm and/or Very Low Birth Weight Children

@article{AarnoudseMoens2009MetaAnalysisON,
  title={Meta-Analysis of Neurobehavioral Outcomes in Very Preterm and/or Very Low Birth Weight Children},
  author={Cornelieke S H Aarnoudse‐Moens and Nynke Weisglas‐Kuperus and Johannes B. van Goudoever and Jaap Oosterlaan},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={124},
  pages={717 - 728}
}
OBJECTIVE: Sequelae of academic underachievement, behavioral problems, and poor executive function (EF) have been extensively reported for very preterm (≤33 weeks' gestation) and/or very low birth weight (VLBW) (≤1500 g) children. Great variability in the published results, however, hinders the field in studying underlying dysfunctions and developing intervention strategies. We conducted a quantitative meta-analysis of studies published between 1998 and 2008 on academic achievement, behavioral… 
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