Hospital admissions and gestational age at birth: 18 Years of follow up in Western Australia

Claudia Slimings, Kristjana Einarsdóttir, Ravisha Srinivasjois, Helen Leonard

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Abstract

© 2014 John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Background: Infants born moderate to late preterm are twice as likely to be rehospitalised within the first few weeks following discharge from the birth admission. It is not understood how rehospitalisation risk changes with age or how risks have changed over time. Methods: A retrospective birth cohort study of all live, singleton births in Western Australia 1 January 1980-31 December 2010, without congenital anomalies, followed to 18 years of age. Rehospitalisation rates for gestational age categories (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)536-544
Number of pages9
JournalPaediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology
Volume28
Issue number6
Early online date4 Nov 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Nov 2014

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