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premature

(of an infant) weighing less than 2500 g (5½ lbs) and usually born before the end of the full period of gestation
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Conclusion: Birth asphyxia, prematurity and sepsis constitute three fourths of hospital admissions in our neonatal unit.
On the World Prematurity Day, UNICEF emphasises that the reduction in premature births and child deaths can be achieved by strengthening health policies and services, as well as improving access and care for mothers and new-borns.
The March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center--Ohio Collaborative, launched in 2013, is responsible for the gene identification component of the network of five Prematurity Research Centers nationwide established by the March of Dimes to identify the unknown causes of preterm birth.
Rainbow Hospitals, the children's hospital with the largest neonatal intensive care unit beds in India mobilized the gathering of 445 Prematurely born kids under one roof to observe "World Prematurity Day" and to raise awareness about issues associated with the premature birth.
The World Prematurity Day 2016 will highlight innovations that show the most promise in transforming the prevention, diagnosis, and management of preterm birth.
Prematurity is one of the three major causes of new-born deaths in South Africa.
After the advancement in the treatment for retinopathy of prematurity, it is no more a blinding disease.
ROP treatment protocols are created based on the multicenter cryotherapy (CRYO)-ROP and Early Treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity (ETROP) studies.
The classification of disease severity was based on the revised International Classification of Retinopathy of Prematurity (ICROP) [6] definitions.
The retinal examination time was determined in accordance with the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for retinopathy of prematurity screening and follow-up.