Enteral Nutrition for Premature Infants

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About The Module:

After participating in this lecture, you will be able to:

- Define the special nutritional needs of premature infants
- Describe the elements of formulas specially formulated for premature infants
- Describe the roles of special formulas for premature infants with less common conditions
- Describe the 5 most common problems in feeding premature infants and best methods to resolve these problems

About The Speaker:

Dr. Richard J. Schanler is a neonatologist and researcher in neonatal nutrition and breastfeeding. He is Chief of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, at Schneider Children's Hospital at North Shore, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, and Professor of Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.

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