Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia and long-term outcome: another look at the Collaborative Perinatal Project.

@article{Newman1993NeonatalHA,
  title={Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia and long-term outcome: another look at the Collaborative Perinatal Project.},
  author={Thomas B. Newman and Mark A Klebanoff},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1993},
  volume={92 5},
  pages={651-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the association between neonatal bilirubin levels and subsequent neurodevelopmental outcome. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING 12 US medical centers from 1959 (first births) to 1974 (last follow-up). PARTICIPANTS 41,324 singleton white or black infants with birth weight > or = 2500 g who had neonatal bilirubin measurements recorded and survived at least 1 year. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children Intelligence Quotient (IQ) at age 7… CONTINUE READING

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