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    2004

Early enteral nutrition after surgical treatment of gut perforations: a prospective randomised study.

@article{Malhotra2004EarlyEN,
  title={Early enteral nutrition after surgical treatment of gut perforations: a prospective randomised study.},
  author={Amber Malhotra and Amit K Mathur and Shalu Krishan Gupta},
  journal={Journal of postgraduate medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={
          102-6
        }
}
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BACKGROUND Withholding enteral feeds after an elective gastrointestinal surgery is based on the hypothesis that this period of "nil by mouth" provides rest to the gut and promotes healing. [...] Key MethodSETTING A surgical unit of a Medical College Hospital. DESIGN AND SUBJECTS Prospective randomised open control study. Expand Abstract

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