Results indicate that between the ages of 8 and 15 years in this cohort of very preterm survivors there is an apparent deterioration in neurodevelopmental outcome category, cognitive function, and extra educational support. It is not clear whether this represents a genuine deterioration in neurocognitive function or whether it represents the expression of pre-existing cerebral pathology in an increasingly complex environment.
|Journal||Archives of disease in childhood|
|Publication status||Published - 2004|
O'Brien, F., Roth, S., Stewart, A., Rifkin, L., Rushe, T., & Wyatt, J. (2004). The neurodevelopmental progress of infants less than 33 weeks into adolescence. Archives of disease in childhood, 89(3), 207-11.