Infant Journal
for neonatal and paediatric healthcare professionals

Neonatal Research Priority Setting Partnership: help wanted

Katie Evans
Neonatal Research Priority Setting Partnership Project Co-ordinator and Clinical Research Fellow in Neonatal Medicine at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Chris Gale
Academic Neonatologist and Neonatal Society Meeting Secretary

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parenteral nutrition; audit; energy; protein; lipid; carbohydrate
Key points
  1. The main aim of the audit was to measure energy and protein intake from PN and feeds during the first two weeks of life in preterm babies born at <30 weeks’ gestation.
  2. Data collected are compared to existing standards, (ie BAPM, ESPGHAN and NICE) to determine if we are adequately meeting energy and protein intake requirements for our babies.