Development of Evidence-Based Guidelines and Critical Care Nurses' Knowledge of Enteral Feeding

Bourgault, Annette M.; Ipe, Laura; Weaver, Joanne; Swartz, Sally; O'Dea, Patrick J.
August 2007
Critical Care Nurse;Aug2007, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p17
Academic Journal
The article discusses issues related to enteral feeding, including the optimal time to begin enteral feeding, gastric versus small-bowel tube placement, and the markers that should be used to measure intolerance to enteral nutrition. Enteral nutrition is recommended for critically ill patients who cannot consume oral diet.


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