Neonatal outcome associated with singleton birth at 34-41 weeks of gestation.

@article{Gouyon2010NeonatalOA,
  title={Neonatal outcome associated with singleton birth at 34-41 weeks of gestation.},
  author={J. B. Gouyon and Am{\'e}lie Vint{\'e}joux and Paul Sagot and Antoine Burguet and Catherine Quantin and Cyril Ferdynus},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={769-76}
}
BACKGROUND Approximately 75% of preterm births are late-preterm (34(0/7) to 36(6/7) weeks gestation). This group has usually been considered as a whole in studies assessing the outcome of these preterm infants by comparison with term infants. However, the respective contribution to prognosis of each week of gestation has not been fully clarified. METHODS A population-based study of 150 426 live-born singleton neonates with gestational ages ranging from 34 to 41 weeks of gestation. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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