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Risk of neonatal and childhood morbidity among preterm infants exposed to marijuana

Abstract Background: Limited data exist regarding the neonatal and neurodevelopmental outcomes of infants exposed to marijuana (MJ) in-utero, particularly among preterm infants. We hypothesized that MJ-exposed preterm infants would have worse neonatal and childhood developmental outcomes compared to MJ-unexposed infants. … Continue reading

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Major determinants of survival and length of stay in the neonatal intensive care unit of newborns from women with premature preterm rupture of membranes

Abstract Objective: To assess the predictors of outcome in terms of length of stay in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and survival of neonates from women with preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM).┬áMethods: A population-based retrospective study including 331 … Continue reading

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Preeclampsia in Jordan: incidence, risk factors, and its associated maternal and neonatal outcomes

Objectives: To estimate the incidence of preeclampsia among Jordanian pregnant women, determine its risk factors and its associated neonatal morbidity and mortality. Methods: The study is a part of a comprehensive national study of perinatal mortality that was conducted in … Continue reading

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Effects of ultrasound pregnancy dating on neonatal morbidity in late preterm and early term male infants: a register-based cohort study

Assessing gestational age by ultrasound can introduce a systematic bias due to sex differences in early growth. Misclassification of gestational age by ultrasound, due to size differences, can partially explain currently reported sex differences in early term and late preterm … Continue reading

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