Safe transportation of preterm and low birth weight infants at hospital discharge

Marilyn J. Bull, William A. Engle, Gary A. Smith, Carl R. Baum, M. Denise Dowd, Dennis R. Durbin, Kyran P. Quinlan, Robert D. Sege, Michael S. Turner, Jeffrey C. Weiss, Joseph L. Wright, Julie Gilchrist, Lynne Haverkos, Jonathan D. Midgett, Lori Roche, Alexander Sinclair, Lynne J. Warda, Bonnie Kozial, Ann R. Stark, David H. Adamkin & 12 others Daniel G. Batton, Edward F. Bell, Vinod K. Bhutani, Susan E. Denson, Gilbert I. Martin, Kristi L. Watterberg, Keith J. Barrington, Gary Hankins, Tonse N K Raju, Kay M. Tomashek, Carol Wallman, Jim Couto

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Abstract

Safe transportation of preterm and low birth weight infants requires special considerations. Both physiologic immaturity and low birth weight must be taken into account to properly position such infants. This clinical report provides guidelines for pediatricians and other caregivers who counsel parents of preterm and low birth weight infants about car safety seats.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1424-1429
Number of pages6
JournalPediatrics
Volume123
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2009
Externally publishedYes

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Low Birth Weight Infant
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Keywords

  • Car beds
  • Car safety seats
  • Low birth weight
  • Premature
  • Preterm
  • Safe transportation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Bull, M. J., Engle, W. A., Smith, G. A., Baum, C. R., Dowd, M. D., Durbin, D. R., ... Couto, J. (2009). Safe transportation of preterm and low birth weight infants at hospital discharge. Pediatrics, 123(5), 1424-1429. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2009-0559

Safe transportation of preterm and low birth weight infants at hospital discharge. / Bull, Marilyn J.; Engle, William A.; Smith, Gary A.; Baum, Carl R.; Dowd, M. Denise; Durbin, Dennis R.; Quinlan, Kyran P.; Sege, Robert D.; Turner, Michael S.; Weiss, Jeffrey C.; Wright, Joseph L.; Gilchrist, Julie; Haverkos, Lynne; Midgett, Jonathan D.; Roche, Lori; Sinclair, Alexander; Warda, Lynne J.; Kozial, Bonnie; Stark, Ann R.; Adamkin, David H.; Batton, Daniel G.; Bell, Edward F.; Bhutani, Vinod K.; Denson, Susan E.; Martin, Gilbert I.; Watterberg, Kristi L.; Barrington, Keith J.; Hankins, Gary; Raju, Tonse N K; Tomashek, Kay M.; Wallman, Carol; Couto, Jim.

In: Pediatrics, Vol. 123, No. 5, 05.2009, p. 1424-1429.

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Bull, MJ, Engle, WA, Smith, GA, Baum, CR, Dowd, MD, Durbin, DR, Quinlan, KP, Sege, RD, Turner, MS, Weiss, JC, Wright, JL, Gilchrist, J, Haverkos, L, Midgett, JD, Roche, L, Sinclair, A, Warda, LJ, Kozial, B, Stark, AR, Adamkin, DH, Batton, DG, Bell, EF, Bhutani, VK, Denson, SE, Martin, GI, Watterberg, KL, Barrington, KJ, Hankins, G, Raju, TNK, Tomashek, KM, Wallman, C & Couto, J 2009, 'Safe transportation of preterm and low birth weight infants at hospital discharge', Pediatrics, vol. 123, no. 5, pp. 1424-1429. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2009-0559
Bull MJ, Engle WA, Smith GA, Baum CR, Dowd MD, Durbin DR et al. Safe transportation of preterm and low birth weight infants at hospital discharge. Pediatrics. 2009 May;123(5):1424-1429. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2009-0559
Bull, Marilyn J. ; Engle, William A. ; Smith, Gary A. ; Baum, Carl R. ; Dowd, M. Denise ; Durbin, Dennis R. ; Quinlan, Kyran P. ; Sege, Robert D. ; Turner, Michael S. ; Weiss, Jeffrey C. ; Wright, Joseph L. ; Gilchrist, Julie ; Haverkos, Lynne ; Midgett, Jonathan D. ; Roche, Lori ; Sinclair, Alexander ; Warda, Lynne J. ; Kozial, Bonnie ; Stark, Ann R. ; Adamkin, David H. ; Batton, Daniel G. ; Bell, Edward F. ; Bhutani, Vinod K. ; Denson, Susan E. ; Martin, Gilbert I. ; Watterberg, Kristi L. ; Barrington, Keith J. ; Hankins, Gary ; Raju, Tonse N K ; Tomashek, Kay M. ; Wallman, Carol ; Couto, Jim. / Safe transportation of preterm and low birth weight infants at hospital discharge. In: Pediatrics. 2009 ; Vol. 123, No. 5. pp. 1424-1429.
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