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Pilot study investigating the effect of enteral and parenteral nutrition on the gastrointestinal microbiome post-allogeneic transplantation.

Andersen S; Staudacher H; Weber N; Kennedy G; Varelias A; Banks M; Bauer J.
British Journal of Haematology.

The study aimed to determine if there is a difference in the microbiome between patients receiving enteral nutrition and parenteral nutrition post-allogeneic haematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation.

Experience of Using a Semielemental Formula for Home Enteral Nutrition in Children: A Multicenter Cross-sectional Study.

Leonard M; Caldari D; Mas E; Lambe C; Comte A; Ley D; Peretti N; Borderon C; Marinier E; Coste ME; Lamireau T; Rubio A; Turquet A; Dubern B; Dabadie A; Gautry J; Kyheng M; Guimber D; Gottrand F.
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition.

The aim was to describe patients on home enteral nutrition with Peptamen Junior, including tolerance and nutritional efficacy of the product.

The importance of enteral nutrition to prevent or treat undernutrition in children undergoing treatment for cancer.

Trehan A; Viani K; da Cruz LB; Sagastizado SZ; Ladas EJ.
Pediatric Blood & Cancer.

This review describes enteral nutritional interventions for pediatric patients undergoing cancer treatment.

Home medical nutrition during SARS-CoV-2 pandemic - A position paper.

Matras P; Klek S; Folwarski M et.al.
Clinical Nutrition ESPEN.

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 is the cause of a worldwide rapidly spreading illness. Patients fed enterally and parenterally at home are exposed to the same risk of infection. A literature search identified no relevant systematic reviews. So, a panel of experts from home
medical nutrition centers in Poland was formed.

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.