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Feeding and Nutrition in the Preterm Infant - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Feeding and Nutrition in the Preterm Infant - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

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A practical handbook for healthcare professionals that covers all aspects of pre-term nutrition, using evidence-based information to promote safe and effective practice. Readers will discover problem-solving strategies, interventions, and information on meeting the nutritional requirements of pre-term infants.
  • Easily accessible information on all aspects of pre-term and neonatal nutrition
  • Includes the latest research-based information on mammary physiology and the dynamics of milk expression
  • Discusses the nutritional requirements of the pre-term breastfed infant - and how to succeed in meeting these needs
  • Provides effective interventions to prevent pre-term breastfeeding failures
  • Problem-solving strategies ensure a smooth transition from nasogastric to breastfeeding
Chapter 1. Benefits of Human Milk for the Preterm Baby

Chapter 2. Nutritional Requirements

Chapter 3. Ensuring Nutritional Adequacy of Human Milk Fed Preterm Babies

Chapter 4. Mammary Anatomy and Physiology

Chapter 5. Milk Expression

Chapter 6. Milk Banking

Chapter 7. Enteral Feeding

Chapter 8. Monitoring Growth and Outcome

Chapter 9. Feeding Development

Chapter 10. Transition from Tube to Breast

Chapter 11. Feeding Problems

Chapter 12. Benchmarking, Standards, Audit and Education

Glossary

Resources

Index
Elizabeth A. Jones, MPhil, Breastfeeding Specialist (Neonatal Unit), North Staffordshire Hospital (NHS) Trust, UK and Caroline King, BSc(Hons), SRD, Specialist Neonatal and Paediatric Dietetican, Depatment of Nutrition & Dietetics, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
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