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Sudden infant death syndrome in infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7199705     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The association between bronchopulmonary dysplasia and sudden infant death syndrome was studied retrospectively in low-birth-weight infants discharged from the neonatal program at Harvard Medical School. The incidence of sudden infant death syndrome was seven times greater in infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia when compared with a group of control infants without bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Confounding factors, including birth weight, sex, multiple birth, socioeconomic status, and apnea were evaluated. The results indicate that there is an association between bronchopulmonary dysplasia and sudden infant death syndrome.
J Werthammer; E R Brown; R K Neff; H W Taeusch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatrics     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0031-4005     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatrics     Publication Date:  1982 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-05-21     Completed Date:  1982-05-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376422     Medline TA:  Pediatrics     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  301-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Apnea / complications
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia / complications*
Gestational Age
Infant, Low Birth Weight
Infant, Newborn
Pregnancy, Multiple
Retrospective Studies
Socioeconomic Factors
Sudden Infant Death / etiology*

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