Significant variations in nutritional supplementation amongst neonates in the United Kingdom
Morris Gordon, Sahira Isaji, Fiona Tyacke, Department of Paediatric, Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Preston FY3 8NR, United Kingdom
Morris Gordon, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Central Lancashire, Preston PR1 2HE, United Kingdom
Author contributions: Gordon M conceived the study, supported the analysis and led the write up; Isaji S and Tyacke F jointly performed the data collection, analysis and added to the write up; all authors approved the final manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed by the local Research and Development/audit Department.
Informed consent statement: Obtained by all participants before telephone participation, all information recorded was anonymous.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Isaji S and Tyacke F have none to declare; Gordon M has received travel grants and educational grants from various companies to attend scientific and educational meetings, including Danone/nutricia, Abbott, Ferring, Casen Fleet, Vifor, Clinova, Tillots, Warner Chiclott, Norgine and Biogaia. They had no involvement in this or any other study.
Data sharing statement: Data is available on request from the author firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Morris Gordon, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Central Lancashire, HA118, Harrington building, Preston PR1 2HE, United Kingdom. email@example.com
Received: January 20, 2016
Peer-review started: January 20, 2016
First decision: April 18, 2016
Revised: May 8, 2016
Accepted: June 27, 2016
Article in press: June 29, 2016
Published online: August 8, 2016