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Very early feeding in stable small for gestational age preterm infants: a randomized clinical trial.

Very early feeding in stable small for gestational age preterm infants: a randomized clinical trial.

OBJECTIVE:

To examine the effect of initiating very early feeding on time-to-reach full feeding in stable, small for gestational age (SGA) preterm infants.

METHOD:

Preterm infants with gestational age below 37 weeks and birth weight below the 10(th) percentile were randomly allocated to a very early (within 24 hours of birth) feeding regimen or

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How soon should we start interventional feeding in the ICU?

How soon should we start interventional feeding in the ICU?

PURPOSE OF REVIEW:

Nutrition in the critically ill patient remains a controversial topic. Most clinicians have viewed nutrition as part of patient care but not as a therapeutic intervention. Recent studies have looked at type and timing of nutrition to determine whether they affect important clinical outcomes.

RECENT FINDINGS:

Large-scale,

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Bioavailability of iron measurement in two nutrients multiple solutions by in vitro and in vivo;a comparative methodology between methods.

in English, Spanish

Objetivos: La biodisponibilidad de hierro presente en una formulación nutricional puede ser evaluada por in vitro y in vivo, ya que proporcionan para un estudio de línea cohesiva y proporcionado en la literatura. El objetivo de estudio fue evaluar la biodisponibilidad de hierro con in vitro y in vivo, dirigida a un análisis c

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A malfunctioning nasogastric feeding tube.

Un punto crítico de la colocación del tubo de alimentación nasogástrica, potencialmente resultando en un funcionamiento peligroso y / o no eficaz del dispositivo, es la supervisión de su correcta ubicación en el estómago. Una radiografía obtenido e interpretado correctamente la actualidad se recomienda para confirmar la colocación. Se presenta el c

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Iron availability in an enteral feeding formulation by response surface methodology for mixtures.

BACKGROUND:

The nutritional therapy with enteral diets has been getting specialized and those formulations to substitute the traditional diet for those patients who need to be fed by probe. This workís aim was to study the effect of the components of enteral diet formulation: fiber, calcium and medium-chain triglycerides, seeking optimize a

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CSPEN guidelines for nutrition support in neonates.

In the last few decades, there has been a significant increase in survival rate of preterm infants, especially very low birth weight infants. The nutrition problems have become particularly relevant in neonates, and nutrition support is usually required for preterm infants and most sick term infants. The actual amount of nutrition must be

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Jejunostomy tube feeding in patients undergoing esophagectomy.

Jejunostomy tube feeding in patients undergoing esophagectomy.

CONTEXTE:

Des cathéters de jéjunostomie chirurgicale sont d’emblée posés lors des oesophagectomies non urgentes chez les patients atteints de cancer et procurent une voie d’administration du soutien nutritionnel chez les patients qui présentent des complications. Nous avons voulu déterminer la fréquence à laquelle la prise orale est retardée et la

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Poor compliance with ACG guidelines for nutrition and antibiotics in the management of acute pancreatitis: a North American survey of gastrointestinal specialists and primary care physicians.

Poor compliance with ACG guidelines for nutrition and antibiotics in the management of acute pancreatitis: a North American survey of gastrointestinal specialists and primary care physicians.

CONTEXT:

Despite recent updates in the treatment of acute pancreatitis emphasizing enteral nutrition over parenteral nutrition as well as minimizing antibiotic usage, mortality rates from acute pancreatitis have not improved. Data has been limited regarding physician compliance to these guidelines in the United States.

METHODS:

A 20 question survey

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Feasibility of a novel two-piece nasogastric feeding tube for patients with dysphagia.

INTRODUCTION:

The exposed section of a traditional nasogastric (NG) tube can interfere with patients' social activities and thereby result in distress. This study was conducted to evaluate the feasibility and safety of a novel two-piece NG tube for patients with dysphagia.

METHODS:

Ten patients with dysphagia were recruited between November 2011

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