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Neonatal Nutrition: Improving Short and Long Term Outcomes

Start Date:5/24/2018

Start Time:7:00 PM EDT

Duration:60 minutes

Abstract:

For many years in neonatology, nutrition fell by the wayside to more critical care interventions. As long term outcomes data slowly became available and as more premature infants survived, nutrition slowly gained importance in neonatal ICUs. Although we are still in the infancy of truly understanding the complexity of nutritional components and how to best provide them to premature infants, we have reasonable data that indicates that better nutrition results in better outcomes and less morbidities short and long term. In this presentation we will discuss interventions from the moment babies are admitted to the NICU to their nutrition after discharge to optimize growth and nutrition and long term neurodevelopmental outcomes.

Level of instruction: Intermediate to Advanced

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Price $20

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Speakers

Matthew E. Abrams, MD, FAAP

Phoenix Perinatal Associates/Pediatrix Medical Group

Dr. Abrams received a bachelor's of science degree in zoology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv Israel. He completed his pediatric residency, chief residency and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellowship at Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and is a member of the perinatal section of the American Academy of Pediatrics. His professional interests include the late preterm infant, noninvasive ventilation, and neonatal nutrition. He is married with three children (including twins) and enjoys playing the guitar, photography, and physical fitness. He joined Phoenix Perinatal Associates in July 2004.

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