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Hydrolyzed formula compared with standard formula for preterm infants

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© 2018 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. CLINICAL QUESTION: For preterm infants, is hydrolyzed formula associated with lower rates of feeding intolerance, lower rates of necrotizing enterocolitis, and faster rates of growth compared with standard cow's milk formula? BOTTOM LINE: Compared with standard formula, feeding preterm infants hydrolyzed formula is not associated with a lower rate of feeding intolerance, a lower rate of necrotizing enterocolitis, or with faster growth.

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Author(s): Ng DHC, Embleton ND, McGuire W

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: JAMA

Year: 2018

Volume: 319

Issue: 16

Pages: 1717-1718

Print publication date: 24/04/2018

Acceptance date: 02/04/2018

ISSN (print): 0098-7484

ISSN (electronic): 1538-3598

Publisher: American Medical Association


DOI: 10.1001/jama.2018.3623

PubMed id: 29710147


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