Enteral feeding of the critically ill

Lena M. Napolitano, Grant Bochicchio

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The benefits of maintaining and stimulating gastrointestinal function in critically ill patients have led to a growing interest in the use of enteral nutrition in the critically ill, reversing a pattern of high use of parenteral nutrition in intensive care units in the last decade. In the past year, many studies have documented the importance of 'early' (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)136-142
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Opinion in Critical Care
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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