[Effects of gastric versus small bowel feeding on hospital acquired pneumonia in critically ill patients: a meta-analysis].

OBJECTIVE To explore whether or not small bowel feeding can reduce the incidence of hospital acquired pneumonia (HAP). METHODS The databases of Pubmed, Embase and Web of Science were searched to identify the relevant randomized controlled trials (RCT) from January 1992 to September 2012. Meta analysis was performed to analyze the effects of gastric versus… (More)