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Perceptions of Reducing Tube Feeding for Persons with Advanced Dementia among Various Professions in a Teaching Hospital.

Chen PR; Huang SJ; Tien LC; Liu CL; Lin YP; Chang HP; Jao YC.
Journal of Palliative Medicine.

The objective was to assess perceptions of hospital staff regarding reducing tube feeding of patients with advanced dementia.

The hospital-based evaluation of laxative prophylaxis in ICU (HELP-ICU): A pilot cluster-crossover randomized clinical trial.

Hay T; Deane AM; Rechnitzer T; Fetterplace K; Reilly R; Ankravs M; Bailey M; Fazio T; Anstey J; D'Costa R; Presneill JJ; MacIsaac CM; Bellomo R.
Journal of Critical Care.

Our aim was to compare three prophylactic laxative regimens on the rate of rectal tube insertion and major constipation- or diarrhea-associated complications.

Pediatric radiation enteritis with intestinal failure: A case report and literature review.

Xu L; Luo Y; Yu J; Lou J; Chen X; Chen J.

Three year old boy was admitted with vomiting and weight loss after radiotherapy for a neuroblastoma.

Effect of dysphagia rehabilitation in patients receiving enteral nutrition at home nursing care: A retrospective cohort study.

Furuya H; Kikutani T; Igarashi K; Sagawa K; Yajima Y; Machida R; Tohara T; Takahashi N; Tamura F.
Journal of Oral Rehabilitation.

Study of the effect of dysphagia rehabilitation and parameters associated with the resumption of oral intake in the elderly patients receiving home nursing care.

Patient and carer experience of blended diet via gastrostomy: a qualitative study.

Phillips G.
Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics.

The study explores the experiences of patients who are currently using or have used blended diet in the past.

Peptide nutrient-energy dense enteral feeding in critically ill infants: an observational study.

Marino LV; Eveleens RD; Morton K; Verbruggen SCAT; Joosten KFM.
Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics.

The aim of this observational study was to characterise the use of a peptide nutrient-energy dense enteral feed amongst critically ill infants in two pediatric intensive care units.

Does Pasteurized Donor Human Milk Efficiently Protect Preterm Infants Against Oxidative Stress?.

Parra-Llorca A; Gormaz M; Sanchez-Illana A; Pineiro-Ramos JD; Collado MC; Serna E; Cernada M; Nunez-Ramiro A; Ramon-Beltran A; Oger C; Galano JM; Vigor C; Durand T; Kuligowski J; Vento M.
Antioxidants & Redox Signaling.

This is the first longitudinal study on oxidative stress levels in preterm infants fed with donor human milk in comparison with own mother's milk.

Outcomes following early parenteral nutrition use in preterm neonates: protocol for an observational study.

Webbe J; Longford N; Uthaya S; Modi N; Gale C.
BMJ Open. .

In this study, we will describe early parenteral nutrition use in neonatal units in Great Britain.

Nutritional and Post-Transplantation Outcomes of Enteral versus Parenteral Nutrition in Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Systematic Review of Randomized and Nonrandomized Studies.

Evans JC; Hirani SP; Needle JJ.
Biology of Blood & Marrow Transplantation.

The objective of the study is to determine the efficacy of any forms of enteral nutrition versus parenteral nutrition provided during admission to young children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation . Primary outcomes considered efficacy in relation to various nutritional parameters, and secondary outcomes included a range of post-transplantation parameters.

Practical measurement of body composition using bioelectrical impedance, air displacement plethysmography and ultrasound in stable outpatients with short bowel syndrome receiving home parenteral nutrition: comparison of agreement between the methods

Jones DJ; Lal S; Gittins M; Strauss BJG; Burden ST.
Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics.

The present study aimed to determine the agreement and feasibility of three bioelectrical impedance analysis, ultrasound and air displacement plethysmography for measuring body composition in people receiving home parenteral nutrition.