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Assessing the neuroprotective benefits for babies of antenatal magnesium sulphate: An individual participant data meta-analysis

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Babies born preterm are at an increased risk of dying in the first weeks of life, and those who survive have a higher rate of cerebral palsy (CP) compared with babies born at term. The aim of this individual participant data (IPD) meta-analysis (MA) was to assess the effects of antenatal magnesium sulphate, compared with no magnesium treatment, given to women at risk of preterm birth on important maternal and fetal outcomes, including survival free of CP, and whether effects differed by parti...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pmed.1002398

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
All Souls College
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Medicine Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
10
Article number:
e1002398
Publication date:
2017-10-04
Acceptance date:
2017-08-31
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
Pmid:
28976987
Source identifiers:
734427
Language:
English
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pubs:734427
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uuid:f4df62b6-4efc-43ca-ba99-35470517dc1c
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pubs:734427
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2017-10-06

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