Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 42, Issue 3, pp 481–482 | Cite as

Early versus late enteral feeding in critically ill children: a randomized controlled trial

  • V. Prakash
  • Narayanan Parameswaran
  • Niranjan BiswalEmail author


Enteral Nutrition Paediatric Intensive Care Unit Enteral Feeding Random Allocation Feeding Group 
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Compliance with ethical standards: Approved by institute ethics committe for human studies

Conflicts of interest

On behalf of all authors, the corresponding author states that there is no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Prakash
    • 1
  • Narayanan Parameswaran
    • 1
  • Niranjan Biswal
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of PaediatricsJawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)PondicherryIndia

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