Developmental Sequelae of Severe Chronic Lung Disorders

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted : February 18, 2016
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Brief Summary:
To determine the impact of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) on childhood development, family functioning, and parental stress.

Condition or disease
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Lung Diseases

Detailed Description:


Bronchopulmonary dysplasia in infancy has been shown to be related to less optimal physical and psychological functioning later in life. Although infants with the disorder increased from 1978 to 1988, little was known about potential developmental problems early in life which might lead to the documented negative sequelae shown in previous research.


In this longitudinal study, infants were followed from birth and given standardized assessments of developmental and physical functioning. Demographic, birth, and medical data were collected at baseline through chart review. Standardized questionnaires measuring parental stress and family support were administered to the parents. Infants were followed at eight months, and one, two, and three years at which time parental measures were repeated and standardized assessments made of the children's physical growth, medical status, cognitive, language and behavioral development. Feeding behaviors were assessed through standardized observation and interview at each visit. Data were evaluated descriptively as well as through a series of multivariate analyses of variance with repeated measures.

The study completion date listed in this record was obtained from the "End Date" entered in the Protocol Registration and Results System (PRS) record.

Study Type : Observational
Study Start Date : July 1989
Actual Study Completion Date : June 1995

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MedlinePlus related topics: Lung Diseases

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
No eligibility criteria

Publications: Identifier: NCT00005294     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2017
R01HL038193 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: May 26, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 18, 2016
Last Verified: April 2000

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury
Lung Injury
Infant, Premature, Diseases
Infant, Newborn, Diseases