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Randomised trial of continuous nasogastric, bolus nasogastric, and transpyloric feeding in infants of birth weight under 1400 g.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1586185     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Forty three infants under 1400 g were fed by a bolus nasogastric, continuous nasogastric, or transpyloric route. There were more complications with transpyloric feeding and no identifiable benefits in the growth rate, oral energy input, or chosen biochemical indices of nutrition. Bolus or continuous nasogastric feeds rather than transpyloric are better routine methods in infants of low birth weight.
P D Macdonald; C H Skeoch; H Carse; F Dryburgh; L G Alroomi; P Galea; G Gettinby
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood     Volume:  67     ISSN:  1468-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1992 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-18     Completed Date:  1992-06-18     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372434     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  429-31     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Neonatal Paediatrics, Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital.
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MeSH Terms
Energy Intake
Enteral Nutrition / adverse effects,  methods*
Gestational Age
Infant, Low Birth Weight / growth & development*
Infant, Newborn
Prospective Studies
Weight Gain

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