Care of the Preterm or Low-Birth-Weight Infant

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

November 15, 2022

Last Updated Month/Year

August 9, 2023

Supplemental Implementation Tools

Document Type


Country of Publication


Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Infant

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Hospital, Outpatient

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Assessment and screening, Treatment, Management, Rehabilitation

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D007230 - Infant, Low Birth Weight


infants, preterm, Preterm birth, very low birth weight, low birth weight

Source Citation

WHO recommendations for care of the preterm or low birth weight infant. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2022. Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO.

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Evidence Tables