BW, GA, NICU complications
Length of intubation and oxygen need
Receipt of ototoxic medications
Umbilical lines—umbilical venous and arterial lines increase risk for hyperten...
Prompt referral to early intervention programs for infants and toddlers (Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act [IDEA])
Individualized family service plan (...
Cerebral palsy (CP):
Definition: nonprogressive motor coordination and planning disorder due to injury or malformation of developing brain
Risk factors for CP: IUGR...
Allen MC, Cristofalo E, Kim C. Outcomes of preterm infants: morbidity replaces mortality. Clin Perinatol. 2011;38: 441–454. [View Abstract on OvidInsights]
Andrews B, Pellerite...
V67.9 Unspecified follow-up examination
V67.59 Other follow-up examination
Q: What growth curves should we use for tracking NICU graduates?
A: Fenton growth curves accurately reflect intrauterine accretion and are used in NICU but are poorer for children >36 weeks GA. ...
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