Intra-abdominal pressure as a prognostic factor for tolerance of enteral nutrition in critical patients.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to establish a relationship between tolerance of enteral nutrition (EN) and intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) in critical patients, establish an objective measure for monitoring tolerance, and determine a threshold value for IAP. MATERIALS AND METHODS Prospective and observational study at the critical care unit… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0148607112464238

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