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Effects of synbiotic supplementation on energy and macronutrients homeostasis and muscle wasting of critical care patients: study protocol and a review of previous studies

Seifi N; Safarian M; Nematy M; Rezvani R; Khadem-Rezaian M; Sedaghat A.
Trials [Electronic Resource].

The aim to observe the effects of synbiotic supplementation on energy and macronutrient homeostasis and muscle wasting in critically ill patients.

Advances in Medical Nutrition Therapy: Parenteral Nutrition.

Hellerman Itzhaki M; Singer P.

Review of recent publications on the benefits of parenteral nutrition versus enteral nutrition, with widespread use of indirect calorimetry which solve some safety issues.

A Quality Improvement Project to Improve the Use of Mother's Own Milk (MOM) With Precision Oropharyngeal Therapy

Wetzel CM; Davis L; Grohler N; Oprondek D; Ruff D; Lowery K; Heuer J; Mullvain M; Wolff J.
Advances in Neonatal Care.

The purpose of the article was to increase the use of mother's own milk with oropharyngeal therapy
in premature infants in the first week of life.

Effect of appetite-conditioned reflex stimulation on early enteral nutrition tolerance after surgery

Sun YB; Li YL; Li WM; Sun DL; Li SM; Xu QW; Li YJ; Lin YY; Cen YY; Xu PY.
Acta Gastroenterologica Belgica.

The aim of the study was to discuss the effects of appetite-conditioned reflex stimulation on the early enteral nutrition tolerance, complications, and postoperative hospital stay in patients who underwent

Immunonutrition for Adults With ARDS: Results From a Cochrane Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Dushianthan A; Cusack R; Burgess VA; Grocott MP; Calder P.
Respiratory Care.

The aim of this article is to assess the effects of immunonutrition on mechanically ventilated adults with acute respiratory distress syndrome compared to the standard feeding formula.

Safety, feasibility, and effect of an enhanced nutritional support pathway including extended preoperative and home enteral nutrition in patients undergoing enhanced recovery after esophagectomy: a pilot randomized clinical trial.

Liu K; Ji S; Xu Y; Diao Q; Shao C; Luo J; Zhu Y; Jiang Z; Diao Y; Cong Z; Hu L; Qiang Y; Shen Y.
Diseases of the Esophagus.

Aims of the study are to evaluate effectiveness of conducting an enhanced nutritional support pathway and one month home enteral nutrition for patients who underwent enhanced recovery after

Is a semi-elemental diet better than a polymeric diet after congenital heart surgery?.

Rooze S; Namane SA; Beretta X; Vicinanza A; Vens D; Voglet C; Willems A; Goyens P; Biarent D.
European Journal of Pediatrics.

Comparison of feeding tolerance and energy delivery in children fed with a semi-elemental diet versus a polymeric diet after heart surgery.

Partial enteral nutrition induces clinical and endoscopic remission in active pediatric Crohn's disease: results of a prospective cohort study.

Urlep D; Benedik E; Brecelj J; Orel R.
European Journal of Pediatrics.

The aim of this study was to evaluate rates of clinical remission, endoscopic remission, and mucosal healing with partial enteral nutrition and to compare them to those obtained by enteral nutrition treatment in children with active Crohn's disease.

Sustaining improved nutritional support for very low birthweight infants

Kresch M; Mehra K; Jack R; Greecher C.
BMJ Open Quality.

The dual aims of this project were to reduce the percentage of infants discharged with postnatal growth failure to less than 50% within 2 years and to maintain a rate of postnatal growth failure under 50%.

Whole-body protein kinetics in critically ill patients during 50 or 100% energy provision by enteral nutrition: A randomized cross-over study.

Sundstrom Rehal M; Liebau F; Wernerman J; Rooyackers O.
PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource].

Investigation to demonstrate improved protein balance between normocaloric versus hypocaloric parenteral nutrition in a general ICU population with established enteral feeding.