Energy-Dense Formulae May Slow Gastric Emptying in the Critically Ill.

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BACKGROUND Enteral feed intolerance occurs frequently in critically ill patients and can be associated with adverse outcomes. "Energy-dense formulae" (ie, >1 kcal/mL) are often prescribed to critically ill patients to reduce administered volume and are presumed to maintain or increase calorie delivery. The aim of this study was to compare gastric emptying… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0148607115588333

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@article{Kar2016EnergyDenseFM, title={Energy-Dense Formulae May Slow Gastric Emptying in the Critically Ill.}, author={Palash Kar and Mark P. Plummer and Marianne J. Chapman and Caroline E. Cousins and Kylie Lange and Michael Horowitz and Karen L Jones and Adam M. Deane}, journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition}, year={2016}, volume={40 7}, pages={1050-6} }