Collected Dataset / PEP Perinatal Dataset

PEP Perinatal Dataset

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Associated study

Acronym PEP
Name Project Extreme Prematurity
Study design Cohort
Number of very preterm (VPT) and/or very low birthweight (VLBW) births included in cohort (live & still births) 636
  • Norway


PEP Cohort

Population based cohort, all extremely preterm births in Norway 1999-2000.

Data Collection Event

Perinatal Assessment

Perinatal data were collected by a local neonatologist investigator using standardised forms and were compared to the information submitted to the Medical Birth Register of Norway. Data were collected on pregnancy course, pregnancy complications, treatments to maintain pregnancy, labour and delivery, resuscitation, respiratory support, neonatal morbidity and medical treatments, details of neonatal screening and other medical tests, hemoglobin, bilirubin levels and metabolic complications, sensory outcome and treatments, nutrition and growth. For stillborn infants, forms about maternal health and pregnancy course were completed by obstetricians.