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Smoking in the family is most predictive of the development of childhood asthma in preterm babies < 30 weeks gestation: Results of the Respiratory Outcomes Study 2 (RESPOS2)

Johnston, Claire; Broom, Margaret; Shadbolt, Bruce; Todd, David


Objectives: The Respiratory Outcomes Study 2 (RESPOS2) investigated the relationship between neonatal outcomes (specifically, chronic lung disease [CLD]) and environmental factors on the development of asthma and atopic outcomes at primary school age for preterm babies (PBs) <30 weeks gestational age (GA). Methods: The study included all surviving PBs <30 weeks GA admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Canberra Hospital, Australian Capital Territory between 2007 and 2009. Parents were...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Asthma
DOI: 10.1080/02770903.2017.1366508


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