Pilot study of the systemic effects of three different screening methods used for retinopathy of prematurity.

@article{Mehta2005PilotSO,
  title={Pilot study of the systemic effects of three different screening methods used for retinopathy of prematurity.},
  author={Manisha Mehta and Gillian G. W. Adams and Catey Bunce and Wen Xing and Mercy Hill},
  journal={Early human development},
  year={2005},
  volume={81 4},
  pages={355-60}
}
PURPOSE This pilot study compared the physiological and behavioural changes in premature infants undergoing three different methods of screening for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). STUDY DESIGN Prospective randomized cross-over pilot study. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Fifteen premature infants requiring screening for ROP were recruited, and physiological and behavioural responses produced by three different methods of screening were compared. The screening methods employed a RetCam 120 and an… CONTINUE READING