The association between birth condition and neuropsychological functioning and educational attainment at school age: a cohort study
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    Birth condition and development of encephalopathy

    Dear editor,

    This further study of selected infants from the ALSPAC cohort (1) gives welcome evidence that although babies who are asymptomatic for encephalopathy following resuscitation at birth may have reduced intelligence quotient (IQ) scores in childhood (2), they have normal neuropsychological functioning and educational attainment at school.(1) This still leaves a significant number of babies who develop encepha...

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