Extremely Preterm Infant Admissions Within the SafeBoosC-III Consortium During the COVID-19 Lockdown

Rasmussen M. I., Hansen M. L., Pichler G., Dempsey E., Pellicer A., El-Khuffash A., ...More

FRONTIERS IN PEDIATRICS, vol.9, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.3389/fped.2021.647880
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Keywords: extremely preterm, COVID-19, randomized clinical trial, pandemic, observational study, neonatal intensive care unit admission
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: To evaluate if the number of admitted extremely preterm (EP) infants (born before 28 weeks of gestational age) differed in the neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) of the SafeBoosC-III consortium during the global lockdown when compared to the corresponding time period in 2019.