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The speed of increasing milk feeds: a randomised controlled trial

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Background: 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 b... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12887-017-0794-z

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Pediatrics Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 39
Publication date:
2017-02-01
Acceptance date:
2017-01-27
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ISSN:
1471-2431
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pubs:676272
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uri:b4d38ae7-9e24-4242-aa38-cc7cd0a1d517
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uuid:b4d38ae7-9e24-4242-aa38-cc7cd0a1d517
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pubs:676272
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1

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