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Survival of very preterm infants discharged against medical advice in China

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: Researchers estimated survival and other outcomes of very preterm infants in China discharged against medical advice from neonatal intensive care units before complete care can be provided compared with infants who receive full intensive care treatment.

Authors: Yun Cao, M.D., Ph.D., and Weili Yan, Ph.D., of Children's Hospital of Fudan University in Shanghai, China, are the corresponding authors.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.13197)

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