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The impact of level of neonatal care provision on outcomes for preterm babies born between 27 and 31 weeks of gestation, or with a birth weight between 1000 and 1500 g: a review of the literature

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Objective There is evidence that birth and care in a maternity service associated with a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is associated with improved survival in preterm babies born at <27 weeks of gestation. We conducted a systematic review to address whether similar gains manifested in babies born between 27+0 and 31+6 weeks (hereafter 27 and 31 weeks) of gestation, or in those with a birth weight between 1000 and 1500 g.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjpo-2019-000583

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Contributor
Publisher:
BMJ
Journal:
BMJ Paediatrics Open More from this journal
Volume:
4
Issue:
1
Article number:
e000583
Publication date:
2020-03-18
Acceptance date:
2020-01-31
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EISSN:
2399-9772
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1100251
Local pid:
pubs:1100251
Deposit date:
2020-05-13

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