Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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The Effects of Non-Nutritive Sucking and Pre-Feeding Oral Stimulation on Time to Achieve Independent Oral Feeding for Preterm Infants

Faezeh Asadollahpour 1 , Fariba Yadegari 2 , * , Farin Soleimani 3 and Nasrin Khalesi 4
Authors Information
1 Department of Speech Therapy, Health Promotion Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
2 Department of Speech Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Pediatric Neurorehabilitation Research Center, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Pediatric Department, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: June 28, 2015, 25 (3)
  • Published Online: June 27, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 9, 2015
  • Revised: April 25, 2015
  • Accepted: May 2, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.25(3)2015.809

To Cite: Asadollahpour F, Yadegari F, Soleimani F, Khalesi N. The Effects of Non-Nutritive Sucking and Pre-Feeding Oral Stimulation on Time to Achieve Independent Oral Feeding for Preterm Infants, Iran J Pediatr. 2015 ; 25(3):-. doi: 10.5812/ijp.25(3)2015.809.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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