Recruitment

Recruitment Status
Recruiting
Estimated Enrollment
Same as current

Summary

Conditions
Premature
Type
Interventional
Phase
Not Applicable
Design
Allocation: RandomizedIntervention Model: Parallel AssignmentMasking: None (Open Label)Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Participation Requirements

Age
Younger than 72 years
Gender
Both males and females

Description

This study is conducted at the level 3 NICU of the Children's Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China, a tertiary medical center. Infants admitted to the NICU are all outborn infants. The study is approved by the Ethics Committee of the Children's Hospital of Fudan Univers...

This study is conducted at the level 3 NICU of the Children's Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China, a tertiary medical center. Infants admitted to the NICU are all outborn infants. The study is approved by the Ethics Committee of the Children's Hospital of Fudan University. Signed parental consent is obtained before participants'entry into the study. The RCT is conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of skin-to-skin combined with breastfeeding reduce the transition time from tube feeding to independent oral feeding. The recruited infants are assigned to intervention group and control group. Data are presented as means ± sds for continuous variables with normal distribution and percentages (%) for categorical variables. One-way analysis of variance and Fisher exact test is used to compare infants' baseline characteristics among the two groups. All statistical analyses are conducted using SPSS. A p value of less than 0.05 is regarded as statistically significant.

Tracking Information

NCT #
NCT04283682
Collaborators
Not Provided
Investigators
Study Chair: ling li Li Wanyuan Road 399,Minhang District, Shanghai,China