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Nutritional management strategy for preterm infants

Parenteral Nutrition (PN) is often required for infants <32 weeks GA or <1500g BW. A relatively high dose (2g/kg/d protein) within hours of birth, and lipid from day 2 (2g/kg/d) with the aim of reducing ex-utero growth retardation and associated morbidity.

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Reference

Karen N Simmer, WNSC 2017