Painful procedures can affect post-natal growth and neurodevelopment in preterm infants.

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AIM This Italian study evaluated whether painful procedures during the first four weeks of life were related to subsequent weight gain, head circumference (HC) and neurodevelopmental outcomes in preterm infants, METHODS: We evaluated the number of invasive procedures that infants born at less than 32 weeks of gestational age (GA) underwent in the Neonatal… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/apa.14222

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