Enteral Nutrition

  • Susan E. Schaefer


Nutritional support for patients in the critical care setting is intended to prevent malnutrition and its comorbid consequences, which include rapid loss of protein stores, impairment of vital organ function, wound failure, and immune compromise.


Enteral Nutrition Total Parenteral Nutrition Tube Feeding Enteral Feeding Bacterial Translocation 
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  • Susan E. Schaefer
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  1. 1.Lahey Clinic Medical CenterBurlingtonUSA

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