Neurobehavioral Assessment Predicts Differential Outcome Between VLBW and ELBW Preterm Infants

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OBJECTIVE:To evaluate the impact of birth weight on development of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants using the Neurobehavioral Assessment of the Preterm Infant (NAPI) before hospital discharge, and to show the relation to follow-up outcomes at 12, 18 and 30 months of age.STUDY DESIGN:In total, 113 preterm infants were assessed with the NAPI at 36 weeks… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.jp.7211403

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