Scope and impact of early and late preterm infants admitted to the PICU with respiratory illness.

@article{Gunville2010ScopeAI,
  title={Scope and impact of early and late preterm infants admitted to the PICU with respiratory illness.},
  author={Cameron F Gunville and Marci K Sontag and Kristin A Stratton and Daksha Ranade and Steven H Abman and Peter M. Mourani},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={157 2},
  pages={209-214.e1}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical course and outcomes of children born early preterm (EPT, <32 weeks), late preterm (LPT, 32 to 35 weeks), and full term (FT, >or=36 weeks) who were subsequently admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) with respiratory illness. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective chart review of patients <2 years old admitted to a tertiary PICU with respiratory illness. RESULTS Two hundred seventy-one patients met inclusion criteria: 17.3% were EPT, 12.2% were LPT, and… CONTINUE READING