Outcome of very-low-birth-weight infants in a developing country: a prospective study from the western region of Turkey.

@article{Duman2003OutcomeOV,
  title={Outcome of very-low-birth-weight infants in a developing country: a prospective study from the western region of Turkey.},
  author={Nuray Duman and Abdullah Kumral and Hande G{\"u}lcan and Hilal Ozkan},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  year={2003},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={54-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To illustrate neonatal outcomes, including morbidity, birth weight and gestational age-specific mortality, and care practices for very-low-birth-weight infants admitted to our tertiary neonatal intensive care unit in Turkey and compare these with the corresponding data from recent reports from developed countries. METHODS Perinatal data were collected prospectively from January 1996 to December 2000. Perinatal events and the neonatal course to 120 days of life, discharge, or death… CONTINUE READING