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The Speed of Increasing milk Feeds: a randomised controlled trial.

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In the UK, 1–2% of infants are born very preterm (<32 weeks of gestation) or have very low birth weight (<1500 g). Very preterm infants are initially unable to be fed nutritional volumes of milk and therefore require intravenous nutrition. Milk feeding strategies influence several long and short term health outcomes including growth, survival, infection (associated with intravenous nutrition) and necrotising enterocolitis (NEC); with both infection and NEC being key pred...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12887-017-0794-z

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Berrington, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
Dorling, J More by this author
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Pediatrics Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
39
Publication date:
2017-01-28
Acceptance date:
2017-01-18
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ISSN:
1471-2431
Pubs id:
pubs:675301
URN:
uri:92140c2d-72ac-4779-9827-106b1fa1a173
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uuid:92140c2d-72ac-4779-9827-106b1fa1a173
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pubs:675301

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