Letters Improving outcome in very preterm infants

Evidence based practices are helping preterm birth outcomes in India

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i4932 (Published 14 September 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i4932
  1. Manas P Roy, public health specialist
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
  1. manas_proy{at}yahoo.co.in

Zeitlin and colleagues describe ways for limited resource countries to consolidate efforts to reduce complications associated with preterm births.1 Only three countries registered a successful reduction in the preterm birth rate from 1990 to 2010,2 so the care of preterm infants is an overlooked area of …

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