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Effects of Targeted Versus Adjustable Protein Fortification of Breast Milk on Early Growth in Very Low-Birth-Weight Preterm Infants: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Bulut O; Coban A; Uzunhan O; Ince Z.
Nutrition in Clinical Practice.

The goal of the study was to compare the effects of two different methods of individualized protein fortification of breast milk on the early growth of very low-birth-weight infants.

Achieving Protein Targets in the ICU Using a Specialized High-Protein Enteral Formula: A Quality Improvement Project.

Hopkins B; Cohen SS; Irvin SR; Alberda C.
Nutrition in Clinical Practice.

The objective was to demonstrate that an enteral nutrition formula with 37% protein can deliver most of prescribed protein, without overfeeding calories.

Nutrition Management in Pediatric Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders.

Krasaelap A; Kovacic K; Goday PS.
Nutrition in Clinical Practice.

The review provides an overview of nutrition assessment and specific interventions for common
pediatric GI disorders including gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophageal motility disorders, and constipation.

Efficacy and Tolerance of Blended Diets in Children Receiving Gastrostomy Feeds.

Batsis ID; Davis L; Prichett L; Wu L; Shores D; Au Yeung K; Oliva-Hemker M.
Nutrition in Clinical Practice.

Study to determine the prevalence of gastrointestinal symptoms in children receiving a blended diet via a gastrostomy tube.

Seven Deadly Sins of Nutrition Therapy in Critically Ill Patients.

Loss SH; Franzosi OS; Nunes DSL; Teixeira C; Viana LV.
Nutrition in Clinical Practice.

We suggest approaches that must be avoided or accomplished to increase compliance toward good nutrition practice in the intensive care setting.

Dispelling Myths and Unfounded Practices About Enteral Nutrition.

Zoeller S; Bechtold ML; Burns B; Cattell T; Grenda B; Haffke L; Larimer C; Powers J; Reuning F; Tweel L; Guenter P; ASPEN Enteral Nutrition Task Force.
Nutrition in Clinical Practice.

This article reports many of the myths and unfounded practices surrounding enteral nutrition practices regarding enteral access devices, formulas, enteral administration, and complications.

ASPEN Consensus Recommendations for Refeeding Syndrome.

da Silva JSV; Seres DS; Sabino K; Adams SC; Berdahl GJ; Citty SW; Cober MP; Evans DC; Greaves JR; Gura KM; Michalski A; Plogsted S; Sacks GS; Tucker AM; Worthington P; Walker RN; Ayers P; Parenteral Nutrition Safety and Clinical Practice Committees,
Nutrition in Clinical Practice.

This report provides narrative review and consensus recommendations in hospitalized adult and pediatric populations pursuant to 2017 ASPEN Parenteral Nutrition Safety Committee and
the Clinical Practice Committee meeting.

Effects of high-fat diet on liver injury after small bowel resection.

Onufer EJ; Han YH; Czepielewski RS; Courtney CM; Sutton S; Randolph GJ; Warner BW.
Journal of Pediatric Surgery.

Study of the long-term effects of a high fat diet on liver injury compared to a standard chow diet.

Low risk of necrotising enterocolitis in enterally fed neonates with critical heart disease: an observational study.

Nordenstrom K; Lannering K; Mellander M; Elfvin A.
Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal & Neonatal Edition.

Investigation of the frequency of necrotising enterocolitis in infants with critical congenital heart disease hypothesizing that preoperative enteral feeding does not increase the risk of necrotising enterocolitis.

Economic evaluation alongside the Speed of Increasing milk Feeds Trial (SIFT).

Tahir W; Monahan M; Dorling J; Hewer O; Bowler U; Linsell L; Partlett C; Berrington JE; Boyle E; Embleton N; Johnson S; Leaf A; McCormick K; McGuire W; Stenson BJ; Juszczak E; Roberts TE.
Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal & Neonatal Edition.

Economic evaluation of the randomised controlled Speed of Increasing milk Feeds Trial.