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Supplemental iodide for preterm infants and developmental outcomes at 2 years: an RCT

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Background The recommendation for enteral iodide intake for preterm infants is 30–40 μg/kg/day and 1μg/kg/day for parenteral intake. Preterm infants are vulnerable to iodide insufficiency and thyroid dysfunction. The hypothesis tested whether, compared to placebo, iodide supplementation of preterm infants improves neurodevelopment. Methods A randomized controlled trial of iodide supplementation versus placebo in infants <31 weeks’ gestation. Trial soluti... Expand abstract
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
Publisher:
American Academy of Pediatrics
Journal:
Pediatrics More from this journal
Volume:
139
Issue:
5
Article number:
e20163703
Publication date:
2017-04-14
Acceptance date:
2017-02-23
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EISSN:
1098-4275
ISSN:
0031-4005
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uuid:da5f2a61-38da-46c1-b228-5ccfc058d0c9
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pubs:681551
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681551
Deposit date:
2017-02-23

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