Early discharge of preterm infants- An Indian perspective

A. Soni, S. Kadam, A. Pandit, Sanjay Patole

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    © 2016, Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. All rights reserved.Introduction: Early home discharge of preterm infants is a priority in developing countries due to bed shortage and poor socio-economic status. There is wide variation in home discharge policies for preterm infants. Limited data exists on optimal timing for discharging such infants. In view of the socio-economic and medico-legal importance of the issue, we aimed to study the outcomes of our ex-preterm infants discharged home ‘early’, to guide our clinical practice. Aim: To study the rates of re-admissions/mortality within 4 weeks after discharge in preterm (born
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)SC21-SC23
    JournalJournal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research
    Issue number12
    Publication statusPublished - 2016


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