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Mortality and Morbidity outcomes


JACK

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The mortality data is encouraging however the morbidity data are still an area for alarm. Especially the morbidity in babies with birth weight more than 1 kg. For this weight group, we usually feel confident of a very good outcome.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22614775

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/129/6/1019.long

Horbar JD, Carpenter JH, Badger GJ, Kenny MJ, Soll RF, Morrow KA, Buzas JS. Mortality and neonatal morbidity among infants 501 to 1500 grams from 2000 to 2009. Pediatrics. 2012 Jun;129(6):1019-26
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