Problems may present in 1 or several of the components of “feeding”:
Getting food into oral cavity: Appetite, food-seeking behavior, ingestion
Swallowing food: Oral and pharyngeal phas...
Caregiver concerns regarding feeding or postfeeding behavior
Poor weight gain/failure to thrive
Recurrent or chronic respiratory illness
Onset of ...
Assess vital signs and hydration; resuscitate as necessary.
Assess for and treat hypoglycemia.
Cardiovascular/respiratory/fluid resuscitation as needed
Suspected systemic infection
Inability to maintain hydration
Sustained hypoxia during feeding
Significant failure to thrive:
Particularly in infants <3 mo
Successful feeding in infants requires coordinated, effective interaction of complex physiologic, developmental, and environmental factors.
The factors are interdependent—disruption...
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Bernard-Bonnin AC. Feedin...
779.31 Feeding problems in newborn
783.3 Feeding difficulties and mismanagement
787.20 Dysphagia, unspecified
307.59 Other disorders of eating
P92.9 Feeding problem of newborn...
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