VLBW: Guideline Identifying Information (2020)

VLBW: Guideline Identifying Information (2020)

Identifying Information and Availability

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Bibliographic Source

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Very Low Birthweight Preferm Infant Enteral Nutrition (2020) Evidence-Base Nutrition Practice Guideline, Chicago (IL). 


This guideline was not adapted from another source. Development of this guideline was conducted in accordance with the Appraisal of Guidelines Research and Evaluation (AGREE II) critical appraisal instrument.

Date Released


Guideline Developer

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Guideline Status

This is the first publication of the VLBW Preterm Infant Enteral Nutrition (2020) Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline

Guideline Availability

The VLBW Preterm Infant Enteral Nutrition (2020) Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline in its entirety is available online on the Evidence Analysis Library website (www.andeal.org). It is a free resource for members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and subscribers. The Guideline Introduction and Executive Summary of Recommendations on the EAL is available to the general public. A manuscript is being submitted to the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Publication date to be determined.

Copyright Statement

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages the free exchange of evidence in nutrition practice guidelines and promotes the adaption of the guidelines for local conditions. However, please note that guidelines are subject to copyright provisions. To replicate or reproduce this guideline, in part or in full, please obtain agreement from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Contact eal@eatright.org for copyright permission.

When modifying the guideline for local circumstances, significant departures from these comprehensive guidelines should be fully documented and the reasons for the differences explicitly detailed.

©2020. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


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