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Neonatal and postneonatal mortality in very low birthweight infants.
  1. V Y Yu,
  2. A Watkins,
  3. B Bajuk


    We reviewed 388 very low birthweight infants admitted to this neonatal intensive care unit over a four year period to determine the pattern of neonatal and postneonatal deaths up to age 2 years. Neonatal mortality is no longer an adequate indicator of outcome because deaths arising from perinatal events occur after the first month of life.

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