Gastroenteric tube feeding: techniques, problems and solutions.

@article{Blumenstein2014GastroentericTF,
  title={Gastroenteric tube feeding: techniques, problems and solutions.},
  author={Irina Blumenstein and Yogesh M Shastri and Juergen Stein},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 26},
  pages={8505-24}
}
Gastroenteric tube feeding plays a major role in the management of patients with poor voluntary intake, chronic neurological or mechanical dysphagia or gut dysfunction, and patients who are critically ill. However, despite the benefits and widespread use of enteral tube feeding, some patients experience complications. This review aims to discuss and compare current knowledge regarding the clinical application of enteral tube feeding, together with associated complications and special aspects… CONTINUE READING
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