Nightly enteral nutrition support of elderly hip fracture patients: a pilot study.

@article{Sullivan2004NightlyEN,
  title={Nightly enteral nutrition support of elderly hip fracture patients: a pilot study.},
  author={Dennis H Sullivan and Carl L Nelson and Vicki Suzanne Klimberg and Melinda M Bopp},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={683-91}
}
OBJECTIVES Assess whether postoperative nightly enteral nutrition support improves outcomes of elderly patients with an acute hip fracture DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING A University and a Department of Veteran's Affairs Hospital SUBJECTS Adults >64 years of age who underwent surgical repair of an acute hip fracture. INTERVENTIONS Subjects randomized to the control (Ctrl) group received standard care while the treatment (Tx) group received standard care plus up to 1,375… CONTINUE READING