04/21/2021 - Preterm infants are vulnerable to adverse health outcomes. A new guideline examines the evidence to inform practitioners on evidence-based practices to improve health.
The VLBW Preterm Infant Guideline consists of enteral nutrition recommendations based on systematic reviews of the evidence. Topics include protein, type of fat, human milk, human milk fortification, and formula enrichment. Each of the recommendations include a narrative summary, rating for strength of the recommendation, and implementation considerations.