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The appropriateness of early discharge of very low birth weight newborns.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21888523     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSIONS: in our NICU the discharge of ELBW/VLBW preterm newborns < 32 weeks GA and/or < 1500 g can be feasible at a mean weight close to 1900 g. An early transfer from incubator at a mean weight of 1737 g promotes an early discharge from hospital. Major diseases affecting those newborn haven't influenced weight at discharge.
Simonetta Picone; Piermichele Paolillo; Francesco Franco; Domenico Di Lallo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article     Date:  2011-09-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  24 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-28     Completed Date:  2012-02-02     Revised Date:  2014-07-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  138-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Birth Weight / physiology
Cohort Studies
Gestational Age
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Infant, Very Low Birth Weight* / physiology
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal / organization & administration,  statistics & numerical data
Maternal Age
Patient Discharge* / statistics & numerical data
Patient Readmission / statistics & numerical data
Program Evaluation
Retrospective Studies
Time Factors
Weight Gain / physiology

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