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The influence of nutrition on neonatal respiratory muscle function.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1613188     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Advances in neonatal intensive care have resulted in increasing survival of very small babies, who often require prolonged periods of mechanical ventilation. These babies have limited nutritional reserves, and are difficult to feed by either parenteral or enteral routes. This review article discusses the interaction between undernutrition and respiratory muscle function in the critically ill preterm baby.
D C Wilson; G McClure; J A Dodge
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Intensive care medicine     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0342-4642     ISO Abbreviation:  Intensive Care Med     Publication Date:  1992  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-07-27     Completed Date:  1992-07-27     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7704851     Medline TA:  Intensive Care Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  105-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Royal Maternity Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
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MeSH Terms
Critical Illness
Energy Metabolism
Infant Nutrition Disorders / complications*,  metabolism,  therapy
Infant, Low Birth Weight*
Infant, Newborn
Respiratory Insufficiency / complications,  physiopathology*
Respiratory Mechanics*
Respiratory Muscles / physiopathology*

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