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Feeding the premature infant in the 20th century.
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PMID:  11160573     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article reviews the historical development of feeding the premature infant in the 20th century. It describes the early work determining the energy requirements of the preterm infant, the evolution of the use of human milk and its fortification for these infants, the development of special formulas for very-low-birth-weight infants and the various techniques/methods utilized including total parenteral nutrition.
F R Greer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Historical Article; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of nutrition     Volume:  131     ISSN:  0022-3166     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Nutr.     Publication Date:  2001 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-02-22     Completed Date:  2001-03-29     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404243     Medline TA:  J Nutr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  426S-30S     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53715, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Bottle Feeding / history*
Breast Feeding
Food, Formulated / history
Food, Fortified / history
History, 20th Century
Infant Food / history*
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature*
Parenteral Nutrition, Total / history*

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