Published in Women's Health Law Weekly, February 6th, 2005
The EPICure study, involving academics at The University of Nottingham, is the first in the U.K. to follow a group of babies born extremely prematurely at the age of 25 or fewer weeks in gestation in 1995 and assess them at 2-1/2 and 6 years of age.
The 2-1/2 year assessment, published in 2000, showed that of the 302 surviving babies available for follow-up, 50% had no disabilities, 25% had some level of disability, and 25% had severe disability.
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