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Consequences of birth asphyxia

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To investigate the relationship between birth asphyxia and neurological impairment a cohort of 184 infants with a low (≤3) one-minute Apgar score was studied. All were singletons, apparently normally formed, and born at term (≥37 weeks' gestation) in the John Radcliffe Hospital, between January 1984 and September 1985.

The 181 cohort survivors were traced at the age of five years; 159 were assessed by a paediatrician on a battery of neurodevelopmental tests, and information about a...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division

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Publication date:
1993
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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603841311
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