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How to use: nutritional assessment in neonates.
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PMID:  25267876     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Adequate nutrition and growth during the neonatal period are important, especially for preterm infants, for whom there is evidence of poor nutrient intakes and growth, and this has important implications for their health in later life. Increased nutritional support while on the neonatal intensive care unit has been shown to improve growth, but such support is not universally available. Being able to carry out and interpret a nutritional assessment is therefore an important skill for paediatricians caring for neonates. This article aims to explain how to use nutritional assessment in neonates and provides some tools to make this process as straightforward as possible.
Authors:
Mark J Johnson; Anthony E Wiskin; Freya Pearson; R Mark Beattie; Alison A Leaf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-9-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood. Education and practice edition     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1743-0593     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed     Publication Date:  2014 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-9-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-10-1    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101220684     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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