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Nutrition of preterm infants after discharge.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21701165     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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The fundamental principle underlying nutritional support is that intake meets needs thereby ensuring the best outcome, which, in the case of the preterm infant, is optimal growth and development. Achieving this goal is problematic. Most, if not all, very-low-birth-weight infants (VLBWI) are undernourished and under-grown when they are first discharged from the hospital. This has important implications for the nutritional care of preterm, particularly the breast-fed, VLBWI after hospital discharge.
Authors:
Richard Cooke
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-06-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of nutrition & metabolism     Volume:  58 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1421-9697     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Nutr. Metab.     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8105511     Medline TA:  Ann Nutr Metab     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  32-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 S. Karger AG, Basel.
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, University of St. Louis, St. Louis, Mo., USA.
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