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Perinatal care crucial for very premature babies' later development.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10125138     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Thanks to improved medical technology, babies born very prematurely now have a much greater chance of surviving than they used to. A research team from the University of Auckland and National Women's Hospital is examining the long-term effects of perinatal difficulties on children weighing under 1500g at birth. One major aim is to discover whether the increasing number of immature infants who survive has led to a greater proportion of children with problems. The group's findings indicate that this is not so. Dr Barton MacArthur (Education), Associate-Professor Ross Howie (Paediatrics and National Women's Hospital) and Dr Anne Dezoete (MNational Women's Hospital, Child Development Unit) prepared this report on their cooperative research association.
B MacArthur; R Howie; A Dezoete
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  New Zealand health & hospital     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0114-3727     ISO Abbreviation:  N Z Health Hospital     Publication Date:    1993 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-05-24     Completed Date:  1993-05-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8911454     Medline TA:  N Z Health Hospital     Country:  NEW ZEALAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  13     Citation Subset:  H    
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MeSH Terms
Hospitals, Maternity*
Infant, Low Birth Weight
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature*
New Zealand

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