Patterns of altered neurobehavior in preterm infants within the neonatal intensive care unit.

@article{Pineda2013PatternsOA,
  title={Patterns of altered neurobehavior in preterm infants within the neonatal intensive care unit.},
  author={Roberta Pineda and Tiong Han Tjoeng and Claudine Vavasseur and Hiroyuki Kidokoro and Jeffrey J. Neil and Terrie E. Inder},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={162 3},
  pages={470-476.e1}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate differences in neurobehavior between preterm infants at term and full-term infants, changes in neurobehavior between 34 weeks postmenstrual age (PMA) and term equivalent in the preterm infant, and the relationship of neurobehavior to perinatal exposures. STUDY DESIGN In this prospective cohort study, 75 infants were tested at 34 weeks PMA and again at term using the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Network Neurobehavioral Scale. Infants underwent magnetic resonance… CONTINUE READING