Sunflower oil versus no oil moderate pressure massage leads to greater increases in weight in preterm neonates who are low birth weight.

@article{Fallah2013SunflowerOV,
  title={Sunflower oil versus no oil moderate pressure massage leads to greater increases in weight in preterm neonates who are low birth weight.},
  author={Razieh Fallah and Sedighah Akhavan Karbasi and Motahhareh Golestan and Mostafa Fromandi},
  journal={Early human development},
  year={2013},
  volume={89 9},
  pages={
          769-72
        }
}
BACKGROUND Growth velocity is one of the most important problems in low birth weight (LBW) neonates. AIMS The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of body massage with and without sunflower oil on the growth of LBW preterm neonates in Iran. STUDY DESIGN A single-blinded randomized clinical trial SUBJECTS This study examined neonates admitted to NICU with gestational age of 33-37 weeks and birth weight of 1500-1999 g, without birth asphyxia and medically stable OUTCOME… CONTINUE READING

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