Prediction for developmental delay on Neonatal Oral Motor Assessment Scale in preterm infants without brain lesion.


BACKGROUND Preterm infants often have difficulty in achieving a coordinated sucking pattern. To analyze the correlation between preterm infants with disorganized sucking and future development, weekly studies were performed of 27 preterm infants from initiation of bottle feeding until a normal sucking pattern was recognized. METHODS A total of 27 preterm… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2009.02882.x