PMID: 4073938Nov 1, 1985

Pattern of illness in babies discharged from a special care unit

Archives of Disease in Childhood
J Lewry, M P Wailoo


Babies discharged from special care are three times as likely to be readmitted to hospital with common acute illnesses, and to stay longer than other babies. Apnoeic episodes occurred exclusively in those infants who had not received special care, and half of all hospital admissions required less than 48 hours hospital stay, with no specific medical treatment.


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Feb 1, 1983·Archives of Disease in Childhood·U M MacFadyenH Simpson
Jan 1, 1983·American Journal of Diseases of Children·C J SellsN M Robinson


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