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Health, nutrition, and development of children born preterm and low birth weight in rural Rwanda: a cross-sectional study.

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As care for preterm and low birth weight (LBW) infants improves in resource-limited settings, more infants are surviving the neonatal period. Preterm and (LBW) infants are at high-risk of nutritional and medical comorbidities, yet little is known about their developmental outcomes in low-income countries. This study evaluated the health, nutritional, and developmental status of preterm/LBW children at ages 1-3 years in Rwanda.Cross-sectional study of preterm/LBW infants discharged betwee...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12887-017-0946-1

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ORCID:
0000-0001-9103-2611
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0000-0001-8474-1516
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University of Oxford
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MSD
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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0000-0002-2048-3973
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Pediatrics Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Article number:
191
Publication date:
2017-11-15
Acceptance date:
2017-11-09
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EISSN:
1471-2431
ISSN:
1471-2431
Pmid:
29141590
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
978330
Local pid:
pubs:978330
Deposit date:
2021-03-17

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