The Effects of Premature Infant Oral Motor Intervention (PIOMI) on Oral Feeding of Preterm Infants: a Randomized Clinical Trial

Brenda S. Lessen, Hadiseh Ghomi, Fariba Yadegari, Farin Soleimani, Mahdi Noroozi, Ali Mazouri

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Given the increase in the birth and survival rate of the premature infants, a need for supportive health care services becomes more evident. The goal of the present study was to examine the effectiveness of the Premature Infant Oral Motor Intervention (PIOMI) in the feeding progression and early intervention. This study was a double-blind randomized clinical trial.
Original languageAmerican English
JournalInternational Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
StatePublished - Feb 2019


  • Feeding
  • Premature Infant Oral Motor Intervention (PIOMI)
  • Premature
  • Very Low Birth Weight


  • Nursing
  • Maternal, Child Health and Neonatal Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing

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