Bedside Placement of Small-Bowel Feeding Tubes In the Intensive Care Unit

Powers, Jan; Chance, Rick; Bortenschlager, Lawrence; Hottenstein, Jama; Bobel, Karen; Gervasio, Jane; Rodman, Jr., George; McNees, Tom
February 2003
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2003, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p16
Academic Journal
Discusses the use of the enteral feeding approach to deliver nutritional support for critically ill or injured patients in the intensive care unit. Justification for enteral nutrition; Barriers to early enteral feeding; Techniques for placement of feeding tubes; Advantages of enteral nutrition.


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