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Two speeds of increasing milk feeds for very preterm or very low-birthweight infants: the SIFT RCT

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Background

Observational data suggest that slowly advancing enteral feeds in preterm infants may reduce necrotising enterocolitis but increase late-onset sepsis. The Speed of Increasing milk Feeds Trial (SIFT) compared two rates of feed advancement.

Objective

To determine if faster (30 ml/kg/day) or slower (18 ml/kg/day) daily feed increments improve survival without moderate or severe disability and other morbidities in very preterm ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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ORCID:
0000-0002-1691-3221
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ORCID:
0000-0002-6251-7174
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Subgroup:
NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Subgroup:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-8183-2455
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ORCID:
0000-0002-6856-879X
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Publisher:
National Institute for Health Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Health Technology Assessment Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
18
Pages:
1-94
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2020-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
Pmid:
32342857
Pubs id:
1102346
Local pid:
pubs:1102346

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