Enteral nutrition preference in critical care: fibre-enriched or fibre-free?

  title={Enteral nutrition preference in critical care: fibre-enriched or fibre-free?},
  author={Hatice Yağmurdur and Figen Leblebici},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={25 4},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES This study's main aim was to observe the effects of a fibre-enriched nutrition solution on requisite feeding volume, which is directly proportional to energy intake in mechanically ventilated patients with enteral nutrition. METHODS AND STUDY DESIGN Some 120 patients who required mechanical ventilation and enteral nutrition with a nasogastric tube were studied. Upon ICU admission, the patient's age, gender, weight, height, comorbidities, diagnosis and APACHE II score… CONTINUE READING
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