Smell and taste in the preterm infant.

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dc.contributor.author Bloomfield, Francis en
dc.contributor.author Alexander, Tanith en
dc.contributor.author Muelbert, Mariana en
dc.contributor.author Beker, Friederike en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-19T01:29:19Z en
dc.date.issued 2017-11 en
dc.identifier.issn 0378-3782 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/44446 en
dc.description.abstract Olfaction and gustation are critical for the enjoyment of food but also have important metabolic roles, initiating the cephalic phase response that sets in train secretion of hormones important for metabolism and digestion before any food is actually ingested. Smell and taste receptors are functional in the fetus and there is evidence for antenatal learning of odours. Despite enteral nutrition and metabolism being major issues in the care of very preterm infants, often little consideration is given to the potential role of smell and taste in supporting these processes, or in the role they may have in encoding hypothalamic circuitry in a way that promotes healthy metabolism in the post‑neonatal period. This review will discuss the evidence for the role of smell and taste in the newborn infant. en
dc.format.medium Print-Electronic en
dc.language eng en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Early Human Development en
dc.rights Items in ResearchSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Previously published items are made available in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. en
dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.subject Humans en
dc.subject Smell en
dc.subject Taste en
dc.subject Infant, Newborn en
dc.subject Infant, Premature en
dc.title Smell and taste in the preterm infant. en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2017.09.012 en
pubs.begin-page 31 en
pubs.volume 114 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
dc.identifier.pmid 28899618 en
pubs.end-page 34 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't en
pubs.subtype Review en
pubs.subtype Journal Article en
pubs.elements-id 672462 en
pubs.org-id Liggins Institute en
pubs.org-id LiFePATH en
pubs.org-id Medical and Health Sciences en
pubs.org-id Nursing en
dc.identifier.eissn 1872-6232 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-09-14 en
pubs.dimensions-id 28899618 en


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