Teenage outcome after being born at term with moderate neonatal encephalopathy.

  title={Teenage outcome after being born at term with moderate neonatal encephalopathy.},
  author={Katarina Lindstr{\"o}m and Peter Lagerroos and Christopher G Gillberg and Elisabeth Fernell},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  volume={35 4},
The aim of this study was to assess cognitive functions and behavior problems in teenagers who survived moderate neonatal encephalopathy and did not develop cerebral palsy. The study population comprised all 97,468 individuals born in Sweden in 1985. Of these, 684 (0.7%) were born at term and had an Apgar score of <7 at 5 minutes. The obstetric and neonatal records were scrutinized and the individuals were classified according to degree of neonatal encephalopathy. Teenagers with moderate… CONTINUE READING
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