Study shows gender differences in mortality risk among preemies

12/19/2011 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Extremely premature male babies had a significantly higher hospital mortality risk and moderate to severe functional impairment at 2 to 3 years of age compared with female neonates, an Australian study found. In the journal Pediatrics, researchers wrote that male babies were more likely to have grade III/IV intraventricular hemorrhage, sepsis and major surgery than female babies.

View Full Article in:

PhysiciansBriefing.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Minneapolis, MN
In house Compliance Officer
Confidential
Pompano Beach, FL
Clinical Project Manager
Abiomed, Inc.
Danvers, MA
Sr. Manager, Regulatory Affairs - International
Integra LifeSciences
Plainsboro, NJ
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC