The influence of in utero exposure to smoking on sleep patterns in preterm neonates.

@article{StphanBlanchard2008TheIO,
  title={The influence of in utero exposure to smoking on sleep patterns in preterm neonates.},
  author={Erwan St{\'e}phan-Blanchard and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Telliez and Andr{\'e} L{\'e}k{\'e} and Djamal Djeddi and Veronique Bach and Jean-Pierre Libert and Karen Chardon},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2008},
  volume={31 12},
  pages={1683-9}
}
BACKGROUND In utero exposure to smoking is known to adversely affect brain regions involved in behavioral state organization and could therefore interact with the neurophysiological development of neonates. STUDY OBJECTIVES The present study investigated the effects of prenatal smoking exposure on sleep patterns in the preterm neonate. DESIGN Overnight… CONTINUE READING