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Title: A new bottle design to correct mechanical defect during feeding in cleft lip and palate babies
Author: Salem Althalab, Fatemah
Awarding Body: Brunel University
Current Institution: Brunel University
Date of Award: 2011
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Babies with cleft lip and palate which is a common craniofacial deformity suffer from feeding problem which interfere with their growth and development and render the subsequent corrective surgery and also endure their daily suffering during the feeding time. This thesis reports the design of anew bottle feed to overcome this problem. Also a clinical study was preformed to study the patterns of baby feed in cleft lip and palate babies to support the use of the bottle feeding for this group of babies.
Supervisor: Esat, I. Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: New Bottle clef lip and palate ; Clef lip and palate feeding ; Mechanical defect in clef lip palate babies