Quantification of Intraoral Pressures During Nutritive Sucking: Methods with Normal Infants


We report quantitative measurements of ten parameters of nutritive sucking behavior in 91 normal full-term infants obtained using a novel device (an Orometer) and a data collection/analytical system (Suck Editor). The sucking parameters assessed include the number of sucks, mean pressure amplitude of sucks, mean frequency of sucks per second, mean suck… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00455-010-9305-1


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