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Feeding tube

Known as: Enteral Tube, TUBES,FEEDING, feedings tube 
A tube directed into the stomach, duodenum or jejunum from the nose, mouth or through the skin, for the purposes of delivering nutrition.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
To investigate the feasibility of transoral robotic surgery as a method of surgical treatment of oropharyngeal squamous cell… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVES: To examine the role of advance directives (ADs) 10 years after the Patient Self‐Determination Act. 
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Undernutrition is common in patients admitted with stroke. We aimed to establish whether the timing and route of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the implementation of a nutritional management protocol in the ICU leads to the increased use of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE We respectively compared the nutritional and clinical efficacies of eucaloric and hypocaloric enteral feedings in 40… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND The influence of tube feeding on survival in hospitalized patients with advanced dementia is controversial… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To evaluate those factors that impact on the delivery of enteral tube feeding. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND The provision of artificial enteral nutrition to an aged person with severe cognitive impairment is a complex dilemma… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
  • H. Keller
  • Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
  • 1993
  • Corpus ID: 25296502
Objective: To determine the prevalence of undernutrition and overnutrition in long‐term care elderly patients and the functional… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
During an 11-month period, 70 tube-fed patients aged 65 to 95 years were studied prospectively to determine the indications… Expand
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