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Long term Follow up of Prematurely Born Child: When Does It Start and When Does It End?

Publication at Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen, First Faculty of Medicine, Second Faculty of Medicine, Third Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové |


Approximately eight thousand neonates are born prematurely in the Czech Republic every year, ie.t 7.5 to 8% of all childern born in the country of proximately 10 milion residents.. The number of ex-preterm babies has been rising worldwide as well as in the Czech Republic.

The causes responsible for this rise are multifactorial. A specific group of preterm children has their special needs with could only be dealt with by multidisciplinary teams of experts from both medical and non-medical areas of care.