Westrupp, Elizabeth; Lucas, Nina; Mensah, Fiona; Gold, Lisa; Wake, Melissa; Nicholson, Jan
Aim: Children born low birthweight, preterm and/or small for gestational age (SGA) sustain substantially increased costs for hospital-based health care and additional educational support in the first few years of life. This is the first study internationally to investigate costs beyond hospital care, to community-based health care and prescription medicines across early and middle childhood with actual cost data, and to examine these costs according to the severity of perinatal risk. Method: In...[Show more]
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