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March 15, 2000

Oxygen for Preemies

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JAMA. 2000;283(11):1413. doi:10.1001/jama.283.11.1413-JHA00001-2-1

Current restrictions on giving oxygen to premature infants with moderate retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) are too stringent and can be eased, according to a new multicenter study sponsored by the National Eye Institute (NEI), the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and the National Institute of Nursing Research. The findings appear in the February issue of Pediatrics.

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