Novel Approaches to Oral Feeding Readiness Assessment in the Newborn
Miami Neonatology 2015: Annual International Conference
Jill L. Maron, MD, MPH
, associate professor of pediatrics, Tufts Medical Center, in Boston, Massachusetts, reviews the complex factors that determine an infant’s ability to successfully feed orally, and analyzes recent research into salivary-based genetic markers predictive of feeding behavior. The development of predictive feeding success models may improve how and when infants transition from enteral to oral feeding.
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