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  • Continuous Versus Bolus Feeds in Bronchiolitis: Is it Time to Stop the Debate? December 21, 2021
    Bronchiolitis is the most common cause of hospitalization for children < 12 months of age.1 Treatments such as bronchodilators, corticosteroids, or antiviral agents are ineffective and supportive measures remain the mainstay of treatment. The American Academy of Pediatrics clinical practice guideline includes a strong recommendation to meet the child’s hydration needs by either nasogastric (NG) […]
  • Bolus Versus Continuous Nasogastric Feeds for Infants With Bronchiolitis: A Randomized Trial December 21, 2021
    AbstractBACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVESInfants hospitalized with bronchiolitis are commenced on nasogastric feeding to maintain hydration. Feeding strategies vary according to physician or institution preference. The current study hypothesized that continuous nasogastric feeding would prolong length of stay (LOS) when compared to bolus feeding.METHODSA randomized, parallel-group, superiority clinical trial was performed within an Australian children’s hospital throughout […]
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