Enteral Nutrition

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Bradley C. Borlase
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1994 - Medical - 213 pages
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Written for health care practitioners, including physicians, dietitians, nurses, and pharmacists, this work provides the scientific rationale for feeding patients by tube and describes what can be accomplished with a sound, practical approach to the delivery, monitoring, and management of enteral nutrition. The principles outlined are applicable to patients receiving enteral support in the hospital, chronically at home, or in an institution.
 

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Contents

Chapter
12
Bacterial Translocation
15
Enteral Nutrition and Critical Illness
35
Specific Nutrients for the Gastrointestinal
47
CLINICAL RATIONALE AND TECHNIQUES
61
Development of an Enteral Nutrition Support
69
Early Postoperative Feeding 78
105
Techniques
173
High Gastric Residuals
188
Transitional Feeding Strategies for Discharge
199
Index
207
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