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Practice of parenteral nutrition in hospitalized adult patients in Korea: A retrospective multicenter cross-sectional study.

Park HJ; Kim JT; Chung JE; Yang JA; Bae HJ; Sung YW; Park JE; Kim SH; Cho JY; Jung KM; Bae HK.
PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource].

The aim of this study was to investigate the current practice and characteristics of parenteral nutrition support in hospitalized adult patients in South Korea.

Examining the pathophysiology of short bowel syndrome and glucagon-like peptide 2 analogue suitability in chronic intestinal failure: experience from a national intestinal failure unit.

Bond A; Taylor M; Abraham A; Teubner A; Soop M; Carlson G; Lal S.
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

We aimed to develop a greater contemporary understanding of our short bowel syndrome- intestinal failure subset.

Something old, something new: liver injury associated with total parenteral nutrition therapy and immune checkpoint inhibitors.

Meyerson C; Naini BV.
Human Pathology.

Pathology plays a key role in interpreting liver biopsies, classifying the pattern of injury, grading the severity of injury, and evaluating for other possible causes.

Considerations for the management of home parenteral nutrition during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic: A position paper from the Home Artificial Nutrition and Chronic Intestinal Failure Special Interest Group of ESPEN.

Lal S; Van Gossum A; Joly F; Bozzetti F; Cuerda C; Lamprecht G; Mundi MS; Staun M; Szczepanek K; Wanten G; Wheatley C; Pironi L; Home Artificial Nutrition & Chronic Intestinal Failure Special Interest Group of the European Society for Clinical Nutri
Clinical Nutrition.

"The Home Artificial Nutrition & Chronic Intestinal Failure Special Interest Group of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism developed a position paper to outline areas for intestinal failure teams to consider when managing patients with chronic intestinal failure during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic."

Prescribing parenteral nutrition in acute hospital setting during COVID-19: The Singapore experience.

Salazar E; Cheah MCC.
Clinical Nutrition.

Vigilant steps are taken by healthcare workers to limit exposure while delivering essential care, including parenteral nutrition. This prompted our nutrition support team to modify our workflow, leveraging information technology to minimize patient contact.

Central versus Low-Lying Umbilical Venous Catheters: A Multicenter Study of Practices and Complications.

El Ters N; Claassen C; Lancaster T; Barnette A; Eldridge W; Yazigi F; Brar K; Herco M; Rogowski L; Strand M; Vachharajani A.
American Journal of Perinatology.

Retrospective review at four neonatal ICU's to identify neonates with UVC placement. Infant demographics, UVC position, catheter days, fluid and medication characteristics, and specific complications were extracted.

Sterile Basics: Intravenous Admixture Preparation Considerations, Part 5: pH Considerations.

Allen LV Jr.
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compound.

The effect of pH on solubility and stability in the formulation of parenteral dosage forms and intravenous admixtures.

Feeding practice influences gut microbiome composition in very low birth weight preterm infants and the association with oxidative stress: A prospective cohort study.

Cai C; Zhang Z; Morales M; Wang Y; Khafipour E; Friel J.
Free Radical Biology & Medicine.

We performed analyzed the fecal microbiome composition of VLBW preterm infants and to determine the association of gut bacterial composition with feeding practice.

Riluzole Oral Suspension: Bioavailability Following Percutaneous Gastrostomy Tube-modeled Administration Versus Direct Oral Administration.

Brooks BR; Bettica P; Cazzaniga S.
Clinical Therapeutics.

Comparison of the bioavailability of a single dose of riluzole oral suspension via intragastric tube, with that of oral administration in healthy volunteers under fasting conditions. Secondarily,
the plasma pharmacokinetic and safety profiles of each administration route are presented.

Effects of prebiotics on sepsis, necrotizing enterocolitis, mortality, feeding intolerance, time to full enteral feeding, length of hospital stay, and stool frequency in preterm infants: a meta-analysis.

Chi C; Buys N; Li C; Sun J; Yin C.
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

A systematic review the randomized controlled trials in prebiotics as an effective measures to promote health and prevent adverse health outcomes in preterm infants.