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Clinical Research

April 12, 2018 ◉

Caregiver Education to Advance the Development of Feeding Skill in Fragile Infants

This poster, presented at NANT 8 - 2018 by Dr. Gilson Capilouto, demonstrate the benefits of combining real time objective feedback  (with capability for review) and expert guidance (Feeding Specialist) on caregiver training.

Result: Visual feedback helped caregivers recognize infant communication cues and verbalize the supports needed to reestablish stability and promote feeding skill development.  

December 11, 2017 ◉

Machine Learning Techniques Indicate Relative Risk For Underlying Post Discharge Feeding Issues

A poster presentation presented  at the 2017 annual Hot Topics in Neonatology Conference in Washington, D.C., held December 11-13, 2017.  These findings suggest that otherwise healthy preterm infants may have underlying feeding issues at discharge that go undetected using traditional NICU assessment focused mainly on age and weight.

June 08, 2017 ◉

Preliminary Investigation of Machine Learning on Neonatal ICU Feeding Transition

NFANT Labs' poster presentation on nfant Feeding Solution and nfant's machine learning analytics

March, 2017 ◉

Quantifying Neonatal Sucking Performance: Promise of New Methods

A study published in Thieme’s Seminars in Speech and Language indicates that an infant’s ability to feed, or sucking performance, may correlate with neurodevelopmental outcomes.  This highlights the need to include neonatal sucking assessment as part of routine clinical care in order to capture the relative risk of adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes at discharge. 

February 07, 2017 ◉

Exploring the Link Between Neonatal Brain Injury and Sucking

A whitepaper outling the clinical partnership with NFANT Labs and researchers at Harvard Medical School & Boston Children’s Hospital to investigate neonatal sucking patterns as an indicator of neurodevelopment.  This research program will provide clear evidence of the association between early abnormalities in feeding performance and underlying brain injury.

September 12, 2016 ◉

Feeding Difficulties of Late and Moderate Preterm Infants

The first in a series of papers which describes an example clinical protocol for nfant®Feeding Solution implementation. The protocol was developed by our Chief Clinical Officer, Dr. Gilson Capilouto and is based on her own implementation of the device.

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