brand logo

Am Fam Physician. 2015;91(11):750a

Incorrect feeding position for infants. The article “Common Questions About Outpatient Care of Premature Infants” (August 15, 2014, p. 244) contained an error in the third sentence of the third paragraph of the evidence summary for the section titled “How Should Gastroesophageal Reflux in Premature Infants Be Managed?” (page 245). The article incorrectly recommended that infants be fed in a reclined position to minimize gastroesophageal reflux. The sentence should have read, “Feeding should occur in the seated or semi-reclined position to minimize reflux.” The online version of this article has been corrected.

Continue Reading

More in AFP

More in PubMed

Copyright © 2015 by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

This content is owned by the AAFP. A person viewing it online may make one printout of the material and may use that printout only for his or her personal, non-commercial reference. This material may not otherwise be downloaded, copied, printed, stored, transmitted or reproduced in any medium, whether now known or later invented, except as authorized in writing by the AAFP.  See permissions for copyright questions and/or permission requests.