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Title: Extremely growth-retarded infants: is there a viability centile?
Authors: Kamoji, VM
Dorling, JS
Manktelow, BN
Draper, ES
Field, DJ
First Published: Aug-2006
Citation: PEDIATRICS, 2006, 118 (2), pp. 758-763
Abstract: It is known that extremely premature infants do less well than more mature infants, and this fact has led some countries to adopt a "cutoff for viability" using birth weight or gestation. Infants affected by intrauterine growth retardation are at additional risk of poor outcome. There are few data to inform decisions about viability and (dis)continuation of intensive care when both extreme prematurity and severe growth retardation are present.
DOI Link: 10.1542/peds.2005-2399
eISSN: 1098-4275
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Published Articles, Dept. of Health Sciences

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