What is the treatment for Bell stages IA and IB necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)?

Updated: Dec 27, 2017
  • Author: Shelley C Springer, JD, MD, MSc, MBA, FAAP; Chief Editor: Muhammad Aslam, MD  more...
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The patient is kept on an NPO (nothing by mouth) diet with antibiotics for 3 days. IV fluids are provided, including total parenteral nutrition (TPN).


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