Rapid Versus Slow Entral Feeding Advancements on Clinical Outcomes of Preterm Infants (pretermfood)
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Rapid Versus Slow Entral Feeding Advancements on Clinical Outcomes of Preterm Infants
Condition or disease
Rapid feeding advancement achieves full enteral volume of feedings earlier than the slower advancement.They received significantly fewer days of parenteral nutrition, exhibited a shorter time to regain birth weight and shorter duration of hospital stay. The incidence of NEC and the number of episodes of feeding intolerance were not significantly different between rapid and slow advancement. while the incidence of culture-proven late onset sepsis was significantly less in infants receiving a rapid feeding advancement
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Ages Eligible for Study:
up to 15 Weeks (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Neonates (<36 weeks)
- All preterm neonates admitted to NICU with gestational age less than 36 weeks, and haemodynamically stable