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Late preterm birth: preventable prematurity?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21890024     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Prematurity is one of the leading causes of infant morbidity and mortality globally. Over the years, however, advances in medicine and technology have enhanced the ability to care for babies at very early gestations. There has also been a shift in the distribution of births away from term/post-term gestations and toward earlier gestational ages. These changes have added to the burden of premature births. The focus of this article is to present both sides of the story, one that highlights the many problems and morbidities faced by this subgroup of premature infants and the other that justifies their early delivery.
Authors:
Sowmya S Mohan; Lucky Jain
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in perinatology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1557-9840     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Perinatol     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501306     Medline TA:  Clin Perinatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  547-55     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, 2015 Uppergate Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.
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