Prolonged sedation and/or analgesia and 5-year neurodevelopment outcome in very preterm infants: results from the EPIPAGE cohort.

@article{Roz2008ProlongedSA,
  title={Prolonged sedation and/or analgesia and 5-year neurodevelopment outcome in very preterm infants: results from the EPIPAGE cohort.},
  author={Jean Christophe Roz{\'e} and Sophie Denizot and Ricardo Carbajal and P. -Y. Ancel and Monique Kaminski and Catherine Arnaud and Patrick Truffert and St{\'e}phane Marret and Jaqueline Matis and G. Thiriez and Gilles Cambonie and Monique Andr{\'e} and B{\'e}atrice Larroque and G{\'e}rard Br{\'e}art},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={162 8},
  pages={728-33}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the long-term outcome of very preterm infants receiving prolonged sedation and/or analgesia and examine the relationship between prolonged sedation and/or analgesia and this long-term outcome. DESIGN A prospective population-based study (Etude EPIdémiologique sur les Petits Ages GEstationnels [EPIPAGE]). To reduce bias, the propensity score method was used. SETTING Nine regions of France. PARTICIPANTS The study population included very preterm infants of fewer than… CONTINUE READING