Moderate prematurity and outcome in childhood: there are dangers in jumping to the wrong conclusions.

@article{Platt2016ModeratePA,
  title={Moderate prematurity and outcome in childhood: there are dangers in jumping to the wrong conclusions.},
  author={Martin Ward Platt},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2016},
  volume={101 3},
  pages={
          205-6
        }
}
Over the last few years, and after a long period of relative neglect, the outcomes of babies born from 32 weeks’ gestation up to ‘term’ have received increasing attention from researchers, and several papers on this topic have been published in Archives of Disease in Childhood . It is clear that being born moderately preterm is associated with a spectrum of disadvantage that affects various domains of development at 2 years,1 and cognitive, behavioural and emotional functions well into the… CONTINUE READING
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