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General Characteristics of Preterm and Term Newborn

  • Stefano Parmigiani
  • Daniela Gianotti
  • Giulio Bevilacqua


The aim of both parents and healthcare professionals is to achieve a normal healthy infant. This chapter deals with some general principles.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefano Parmigiani
    • 1
  • Daniela Gianotti
  • Giulio Bevilacqua
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics and NeonatologyEastern Liguria HospitalLa SpeziaItaly

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