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  1. 1. School-age outcomes of children born at the limit of viability a Swedish national prospective follow-up study at 10 to 12 years

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå universitet

    Författare :Aijaz Farooqi; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :school-age outcome; extremely immature; functional limitations; growth; special health care needs; mental health; executive functions; Pediatrics; pediatrik;

    Sammanfattning : Background/Aim: During the past two decades, major advances in maternal-fetal medicine, neonatology, and the development of regionalized perinatal care have resulted in dramatic increases in survival rates, by more than 60%, of extremely immature (EI) infants born at less than 26 completed weeks of gestation, creating a new infant population. Studies of school-age outcomes in children with an extremely low birth weight of < 1000 g, born in the1980s, indicated that these children had a substantially high prevalence of low-severity neuropsychological deficits, behavioral problems, and difficulties at school. LÄS MER