Compare of Effectiveness Cycled Light or Near Darkness on Growth Parameters in Preterm Infants
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02088359|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 14, 2014
Last Update Posted : July 8, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Compare of Effectiveness Cycled Light and Near Darkness on Growth in Preterm Infants||Other: Cycled light Other: Continue near darkness|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||150 participants|
|Study Start Date :||June 2012|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||January 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||January 2014|
Approximately 12 hours of light on and 12 hours of light off.
Other: Cycled light
We covered the incubator with blanket for darkness approximately 12 hours.
Continue near darkness
Other: Continue near darkness
We covered the incubator with blanket all days.
- Effectiveness on growth [ Time Frame: 3-12 months ]We recorded infants' weight, height and head circumference measures on day 14, corrected 3 and 6 months.
- Feeding [ Time Frame: 0-1 month ]We evaluated full enteral feeding time between two groups.
- Ventilation support [ Time Frame: 0-1 month ]We evaluated duration of supplemental oxygen, nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and mechanical ventilation for each groups.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02088359
|Zekai Tahir Burak Maternity Teaching Hospital|
|Ankara, Turkey, 06230|