Feeding formulas

Eisenberg, Patti G.; O'Connor, Eileen
December 1994
RN;Dec94, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p46
Academic Journal
Provides information on selection and administration of formula in parenteral feeding. Importance of key ingredients of feeding formulas; Osmolality; Caloric density of the formula; Calculation of the number of calories needed by the patient; Prevention of fluid loss; Prevention and treatment of formula-induced diarrhea; Other causes of diarrhea; Other complications. INSETS: Which formula for which patient?.;Discharge planning for the tube-fed patient..


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