Randomised trial of early diet in preterm babies and later intelligence quotient.

@article{Lucas1998RandomisedTO,
  title={Randomised trial of early diet in preterm babies and later intelligence quotient.},
  author={A. Lucas and Rachel Morley and Tim James Cole},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1998},
  volume={317 7171},
  pages={1481-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine whether perinatal nutrition influences cognitive function at 7 1/2 - 8 years in children born preterm. DESIGN Randomised, blinded nutritional intervention trial. Blinded follow up at 7 1/2 - 8 years. SETTING Intervention phase in two neonatal units; follow up in a clinic or school setting. SUBJECTS 424 preterm infants who weighed under 1850 g at birth; 360 of those who survived were tested at 7 1/2 - 8 years. INTERVENTIONS Standard infant formula versus nutrient… CONTINUE READING
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