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Background : In patients with major trauma and burns, total enteral nutrition (TEN) significantly decreased the acute phase response and incidence of septic complications when compared with total parenteral nutrition (TPN). Poor outcome in acute pancreatitis is associated with a high incidence of...
Objective : To determine the effect of enteral nutritional feeding on the absorption of tacrolimus administered through a nasoduodenal tube to organ transplant patients. Methods : A nonrandomized, prospective study of tacrolimus absorption was performed in 10 liver or lung transplant patients who...
The case of an infant born prematurely who developed necrotizing enterocolitis and required parenteral nutrition for several months during a nationwide IV pediatric multivitamin shortage is presented. Metabolic bone disease commonly occurs in preterm infants receiving parenteral nutrition because...
Clinical indicators of nutrition care are needed to help improve patient outcomes. To identify potential indicators of nutrition care, 1 dietitian in a trauma service prospectively documented every immediate action she undertook to prevent or correct an adverse, nutrition-related outcome. A total...