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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