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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2014, Article ID 434060, 4 pages
Research Article

Comparative Effect of Massage Therapy versus Kangaroo Mother Care on Body Weight and Length of Hospital Stay in Low Birth Weight Preterm Infants

S.B.B. College of Physiotherapy, V.S. Hospital Campus, Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380006, India

Received 20 January 2014; Revised 24 April 2014; Accepted 11 May 2014; Published 25 May 2014

Academic Editor: R. W. Jennings

Copyright © 2014 Priya Singh Rangey and Megha Sheth. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Citations to this Article [4 citations]

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  • Lina Kurdahi Badr, Bahia Abdallah, and Lara Kahale, “A Meta-Analysis of PRETERM INFANT MASSAGE: An Ancient Practice With Contemporary Applications,” Mcn-The American Journal Of Maternal-Child Nursing, vol. 40, no. 6, pp. 344–358, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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