Neonatal Infection in Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Registry-Based Cohort Study.

  title={Neonatal Infection in Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Registry-Based Cohort Study.},
  author={Anne-Sophie Smilga and J. Garfinkle and P. Ng and John Andersen and D. Buckley and D. Fehlings and A. Kirton and E. Wood and Esias van Rensburg and M. Shevell and M. Oskoui},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  • Anne-Sophie Smilga, J. Garfinkle, +8 authors M. Oskoui
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric neurology
  • BACKGROUND The goal of this study was to explore the association between neonatal infection and outcomes in children with cerebral palsy. METHODS We conducted a retrospective cohort study using the Canadian CP Registry. Neonatal infection was defined as meeting one of the following criteria: (1) septicemia, (2) septic shock, or (3) administration of antibiotics for ≥10 days. Phenotypic profiles of children with cerebral palsy with and without an antecedent neonatal infection were compared… CONTINUE READING
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