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Effect of feed temperature and phototherapy on gastric emptying in the neonate.
  1. I Blumenthal,
  2. G T Lealman,
  3. D R Shoesmith


    The effect of feed temperaturae and phototherapy on the rate of stomach emptying was studied in healthy infants during the first week. Emptying rate was measured by the modified serial test meal technique using 10% Dextrose feeds. The results show that emptying rate is independent of feed temperature and is not affected by phototherapy.

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