Paediatric intensive care nurses' decision-making around gastric residual volume measurement.

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BACKGROUND Measuring gastric residual volume (GRV) to guide enteral feeding is a common nursing practice in intensive care units, yet little evidence supports this practice. In addition, this practice has been shown to potentially contribute to inadequate energy delivery in intensive care, which remains a problem in critically ill children. AIMS We aimed… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/nicc.12304

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@article{Tume2017PaediatricIC, title={Paediatric intensive care nurses' decision-making around gastric residual volume measurement.}, author={Lyvonne N Tume and Lynne Latten and Lindsay Kenworthy}, journal={Nursing in critical care}, year={2017}, volume={22 5}, pages={293-297} }