Gastric and Enteral Access for Feeding in Critically Ill Patients

Gastric and Enteral Access for Feeding in Critically Ill Patients Curr Trauma Rep (2017) 3:190–195 DOI 10.1007/s40719-017-0103-1 NON-VASCULAR INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY (A THABET, SECTION EDITOR) 1,2 2 2,3 David Hu & Steven Huang & Rahul A. Sheth Published online: 13 July 2017 Springer International Publishing AG 2017 . . . Abstract Keywords Naso/oral-gastric Gastrostomy Jejunostomy . . Purpose of Review The purpose of this study is to review Gastrojejunostomy Nutrition Percutaneous access recent advancements, trends, and recommendations in gastric and enteral feeding with a focus on critically ill patients. Recent Findings Enteral feeding continues to serve as the Introduction mainstay for nutritional support in critically ill patients and is favored over parenteral nutrition, though recent trials sug- Nutritional support is a fundamental component of the care of gest no substantial difference in outcomes between the two critically ill patients. The often prolonged inability of these methods. Radiologic and endoscopic guidance remain the patients to feed by mouth can lead to the accumulation of most common methods for enteral access. Additionally, recent profound energy deficits. These deficits in turn lead to protein advancements in enteral access technique and trials on best catabolism and malnutrition, two factors associated with in- practices for timing and composition of nutritional support in creased morbidity and Current Trauma Reports Springer Journals

Gastric and Enteral Access for Feeding in Critically Ill Patients

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Medicine & Public Health; Traumatic Surgery; Surgery; Emergency Medicine; Intensive / Critical Care Medicine; Rehabilitation
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