Narcotic Depression, Feeding Techniques, and Lower Esophageal Sphincter (les) Pressures in Newborn Infants

@article{Paxson1977NarcoticDF,
  title={Narcotic Depression, Feeding Techniques, and Lower Esophageal Sphincter (les) Pressures in Newborn Infants},
  author={Charles L Paxson and Peggy J Rapoport and David L Bolam and Yoshio Miyazaki and Jon A. Vanderhoof and Glenn C. Rosenquist},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1977},
  volume={11},
  pages={447-447}
}
Previous reports suggest that neonates subjected to maternal narcotic depression (MND) and/or fed by conventional orogastric feeding techniques are at high risk for aspiration pneumonia. We have evaluated this risk by determining LES pressure in 16 neonates of 30-42 weeks gestational age (GA). Neonates were fed 20 cal/oz. commercial similac in consecutive… CONTINUE READING