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Enhancing Children's Safety by Barcoding Implementation at Breast Milk Feeding

Daus M; Maydana T; Rizzato Lede D; Luna D.
Studies in Health Technology & Informatics.

Description of the process to implement human breast milk barcoding technology in a neonatal intensive care unit.

Immediate Tube Feeding after Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy: Early Return to Goal Tube Feeds without Added Complications.

Lamb LC; Jayaraman V; Montgomery SC; Umer A; Shapiro DS; Feeney JM.
Connecticut Medicine.

Study to determine if early initiation of enteral nutrition after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement is safe, well-tolerated in critically ill patients and if early initiation results in more goal-accomplished days of enteral nutrition.

Intraoperative Feeding Improves Calorie and Protein Delivery in Acute Burn

Varon DE; Freitas G; Goel N; Wall J; Bharadia D; Sisk E; Vacanti JC; Pomahac B; Sinha I; Patel VM.
Journal of Burn Care & Research.

The objective of this study was to describe American Burn Association-certified burn center experience intraoperative feeding protocol in severely burned patients defined as a cutaneous burn >=20% total body surface area.

Dietary Therapy With the Crohn's Disease Exclusion Diet is a Successful Strategy for Induction of Remission in Children and Adults Failing Biological Therapy.

Sigall Boneh R; Sarbagili Shabat C; Yanai H; Chermesh I; Ben Avraham S; Boaz M; Levine A.
Journal of Crohn's & colitis.

Report on the use of dietary strategies by enteral nutrition coupled with the Crohn's Disease Exclusion Diet for lack of response to infliximab or adalimumab.

Tube Feed Necrosis after Major Gastrointestinal Oncologic Surgery: Institutional Lessons and a Review of the Literature.

Sethuraman SA; Dhar VK; Habib DA; Sussman JE; Ahmad SA; Shah SA; Tsuei BJ; Sussman JJ; Abbott DE.
Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

Strategies to reduce the incidence and morbidity of tube feed necrosis.

Tube feeding decreases pneumonia rate in patients with severe dementia: comparison between pre- and post-intervention.

Takenoshita S; Kondo K; Okazaki K; Hirao A; Takayama K; Hirayama K; Asaba H; Nakata K; Ishizu H; Takahashi H; Nakashima-Yasuda H; Sakurada Y; Fujikawa K; Yokota O; Yamada N; Terada S; Middle Western Japan-Dementia Study
BMC Geriatrics.

Study to test the supposition that there is no benefit to patients with severe dementia receiving enteral tube feeding, including extended survival and decreased rate of pneumonia.

Lipid Injectable Emulsion Survey With Gap Analysis

Christensen ML; Ayers P; Boullata JI; Guenter P; Gura KM; Holcombe B; Seres DS; Sacks GS; ASPEN PN Safety Committee.
Nutrition in Clinical Practice.

Effects of a lipid emulsion containing fish oil on polyunsaturated fatty acid profiles, growth and morbidities in extremely premature infants: A randomized controlled trial.

Najm S; Lofqvist C; Hellgren G; Engstrom E; Lundgren P; Hard AL; Lapillonne A; Savman K; Nilsson AK; Andersson MX; Smith LEH; Hellstrom A.
Clinical Nutrition ESPEN.

The purpose of the study was to compare the effects of the parenteral emulsion SMOFlipid, with 15% fish oil, with Clinoleic on retinopathy of prematurity and other morbidities and growth, comparing their impact on longitudinal serum levels of fatty acids as well.

Improving Patient Safety Through the Design and Development of a Computerized Provider Order Entry for Parenteral Nutrition Linked to a Barcode Medication Administration Record.

Jáuregui OI, Bruchanski L, Rizzato Lede DA, Otero CM, Luna DR.
Studies in Health Technology & Informatics

Test of strategies to reduce administration errors by implementing a Computerized Provider Order Entry and the use of bedside bar-code verification.

Liver Disease in Patients on Total Parenteral Nutrition. [Review]

Mitra A; Ahn J.
Clinics in Liver Disease.

Primer on parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease.