Effect of oil massage on growth and neurobehavior in very low birth weight preterm neonates.

@article{Arora2005EffectOO,
  title={Effect of oil massage on growth and neurobehavior in very low birth weight preterm neonates.},
  author={Jyoti Arora and Ajay Kumar and Siddharth Ramji},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={42 11},
  pages={1092-100}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the effect of oil massage on growth and neurobehavior in preterm babies less than 1500 g. DESIGN Randomized Controlled Trial. SETTING Tertiary level neonatal unit of a teaching hospital. SUBJECTS Neonates with birth weight <1500 grams, gestation >37 weeks, receiving enteral feeds of at least 100 mL/kg/day and less than 10 days of age. OUTCOME VARIABLES Primary-Weight gain 28 days after enrolment. Secondary-Neonatal neurobehavior, change in other anthropometry and… CONTINUE READING