TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Bourgault, Annette M.; Ipe, Laura; Weaver, Joanne; Swartz, Sally; O'Dea, Patrick J.
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Aug2007, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
26050351

 

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