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Evaluation of standardized versus individualized total parenteral nutrition regime for neonates less than 33 weeks gestation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14629529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the difference in nutrient intakes and biochemical responses in newborn infants <33 weeks gestation who received standardized versus individualized total parenteral nutrition (TPN) regimes. METHOD: Comparison of nutrient intakes and daily biochemical responses in newborn infants <33 weeks gestation who received standardized regime versus those who received individualized TPN regimes from day 2 to day 7 of life. RESULTS: Twenty-seven infants in the standardized TPN group and 31 infants in the individualized TPN group were compared. There were no statistically significant differences (P > 0.05) between the two groups in gestation, birthweight, Clinical Risk Index for Babies scores, daily TPN volume intake and biochemical responses. Infants in the standardized TPN group received less sodium (P < 0.01) and no potassium on day 2 as required, more protein (P < 0.02) every day, and more calcium and phosphate (P < 0.02 from day 4). CONCLUSION: There were no significant clinical and statistical differences in biochemical responses in newborn infants <33 weeks gestation who received standardized versus individualized TPN regimes during the first week of life. The economic cost of TPN provision using standardized TPN formulation was approximately 30% lower.
Authors:
M Y Yeung; J P Smyth; R Maheshwari; S Shah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Evaluation Studies; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of paediatrics and child health     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1034-4810     ISO Abbreviation:  J Paediatr Child Health     Publication Date:  2003 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-11-21     Completed Date:  2004-03-18     Revised Date:  2007-09-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9005421     Medline TA:  J Paediatr Child Health     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  613-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Nepean Hospital, New South Wales, Australia. melinda.yeung@swsahs.nsw.gov.au
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Food, Formulated* / economics
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature / physiology*
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal*
New South Wales
Nutrition Assessment*
Parenteral Nutrition, Total / economics,  methods*
Retrospective Studies
Statistics, Nonparametric

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