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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.

Re-initiation of Oral Food Intake Following Enteral Nutrition Alters Oral and Gut Microbiota Communities.

Katagiri S; Shiba T; Tohara H; Yamaguchi K; Hara K; Nakagawa K; Komatsu K; Watanabe K; Ohsugi Y; Maekawa S; Iwata T.
Frontiers in Cellular & Infection Microbiology.

This study discusses the re-initiating oral food intake which could modify the composition of oral/gut microbial communities in patients with dysphagia.

Chyme Reinfusion Is Associated with Lower Rate of Postoperative Ileus in Crohn's Disease Patients After Stoma Closure.

Duan M; Cao L; Gao L; Gong J; Li Y; Zhu W.
Digestive Diseases & Sciences.

Evaluation of the effect of chyme reinfusion on postoperative outcomes, including ileus, in these patients.

Nutrition in critically ill patients with COVID-19: Challenges and special considerations.

Arkin N; Krishnan K; Chang MG; Bittner EA.
Clinical Nutrition.

Recommendations based upon the European society for clinical nutrition and metabolism guidelines for nutritional management of individuals with SARS-CoV-2 infection, which include recommendations for patients hospitalized in the ICU.

Risk factors associated with intolerance to enteral nutrition in moderately severe acute pancreatitis: A retrospective study of 568 patients.

Li H; Yang Z; Tian F.
Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology.

The aim of the study was to assess the frequency of and risk factors for intolerance to enteral nutrition through nasogastric or nasojejunal tube feeding in patients with acute pancreatitis.

Differences in the incidence of postoperative pneumonia after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy between liquid and semi-solid nutrient administration.

Muramatsu H; Okamoto T; Kubo T; Matsuki M; Iwata S; Fujiwara A; Miyajima N; Inomata H; Hoshi T; Goto Y.
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Examination of the differences in the incidence of postoperative pneumonia between liquid and semi-solid nutrients dose forms after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.

Quality improvement initiative to decrease time to full feeds and central line utilization among infants born less than or equal to 32 0/7 weeks through compliance with standardized feeding guidelines.

Chu S; Procaskey A; Tripp S; Naples M; White H; Rhein L.
Journal of Perinatology. .

Process to reduce time to full feeds from conservative guidelines in enteral feeding and central line use.

Patients' experience of enteral feeding following (chemo) radiotherapy for head and neck cancer: A qualitative study.

Williams GF; White H; Sen M; Prestwich RJD.
Clinical Nutrition.

The aim of this study was to evaluate patient experiences of Enteral feeding and surrounding decision-making processes.

Improving nutrition care for neurosurgery patients through a nurse-led transition feeding protocol.

Dux C; Lim SC; Jeffree R; Heaydon S; de Jersey S.
Nutrition & Dietetics.

Data was collected retrospectively pre‐ and prospectively for 1 year post implementation of this transition feeding protocol.