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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.

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.