Non-nutritive sucking for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in preterm and low birth weight infants
Editorial Group: Cochrane Neonatal Group
Published Online: 18 APR 2012
Assessed as up-to-date: 14 FEB 2012
Copyright © 2012 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
How to Cite
Psaila K, Foster JP, Richards R, Jeffery HE. Non-nutritive sucking for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in preterm and low birth weight infants (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD009817. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009817.
- Publication Status: New
- Published Online: 18 APR 2012
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
To determine if non-nutritive sucking versus placebo or no treatment, reduces the number of episodes and duration of GORD in infants.
Subgroup analysis: gestational age (< 28 weeks; 28 to 32 weeks; 32 to 37 weeks); low birth weight (< 1000 g; 1000 to 1500 g; 1500 to 2500 g).