L T Singer


Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Country: USA


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    Singer L, Siegel A, Lewis B, Hawkins S, Yamashita T, Baley J. Preschool language outcomes of children with history of bronchopulmonary dysplasia and very low birth weight. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2001;22:19-26 pubmed
    ..The findings emphasize the importance of considering both medical and sociodemographic factors in evaluating the risk of VLBW infants for poorer speech-language outcomes. ..
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    Singer L, Arendt R, Minnes S, Farkas K, Salvator A. Neurobehavioral outcomes of cocaine-exposed infants. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2000;22:653-66 pubmed
    ..Drug effects on attention were mediated by maternal psychological distress, suggesting that this factor should be considered in future studies of drug exposure effects. ..
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    Singer L, Arendt R, Minnes S, Salvator A, Siegel A, Lewis B. Developing language skills of cocaine-exposed infants. Pediatrics. 2001;107:1057-64 pubmed
    ..Pediatricians are in a unique position to monitor early development of cocaine-exposed infants and make timely referrals for intervention. ..
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    Singer L, Salvator A, Arendt R, Minnes S, Farkas K, Kliegman R. Effects of cocaine/polydrug exposure and maternal psychological distress on infant birth outcomes. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2002;24:127-35 pubmed
    ..In addition, maternal distress symptoms, which may be reflective of maternal mental health disorders or responses to stress, added significantly to the risk for poorer fetal growth. ..
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    Singer L, Arendt R, Minnes S, Farkas K, Salvator A, Kirchner H, et al. Cognitive and motor outcomes of cocaine-exposed infants. JAMA. 2002;287:1952-60 pubmed
    ..Because 2-year outcomes are predictive of later cognitive outcomes, it is possible that these children will continue to have learning difficulties at school age. ..