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Pepsin as a marker for pulmonary aspiration.
- N. Metheny, Yie-Hwa Chang, +6 authors R. Clouse
- American journal of critical care : an official…
- 1 March 2002
BACKGROUND Although assessment for aspiration of small volumes of gastric contents in tube-fed patients receiving mechanical ventilation is important, available methods for this purpose are not… Expand
Effect of gastrointestinal motility and feeding tube site on aspiration risk in critically ill patients: a review.
- N. Metheny, Marilyn E Schallom, S. J. Edwards
- Heart & lung : the journal of critical care
- 1 May 2004
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this literature review is to examine the effect of the interaction between gastrointestinal motility and feeding site on the aspiration risk in critically ill, tube-fed… Expand
Efficacy of dye-stained enteral formula in detecting pulmonary aspiration.
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the extent to which a mixture of human gastric juice and enteral formula stained with two concentrations of FD&C Blue No. 1 food dye (0.8 and 1.5 mL/L) is visible in… Expand
Recombinant Hirudin in Patients With Chronic, Stable Coronary Artery Disease Safety, Half‐life, and Effect on Coagulation Parameters
BackgroundBecause the specific antithrombin hirudin prevents platelet-rich arterial thrombus and accelerates thrombolysis in a variety of animal models, it has promise as antithrombotic therapy. We… Expand
Measurement of gastric residual volume: state of the science.
This literature review substantiates that there is confusion regarding what constitutes excessive gastric residual volume in adult tube-fed patients. Only one research study regarding gastric… Expand