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Latest American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Stories

2014-08-08 10:50:01

Pediatric inpatients with poor nutrition are at greater risk for problems with their immune systems, physical and cognitive development, and clinical outcomes.

2014-07-03 12:49:40

As older adults typically have one or more chronic health conditions that can affect dietary intake, malnutrition has been identified as a serious problem in older adults.

2014-07-03 12:47:36

Pediatric patients with intestinal failure often need gastrostomy tubes, or feeding tubes inserted into an opening created in the stomach, for long-term nutrition.

2014-07-03 12:45:12

A new study gives hospitals overall good marks for conducting nutrition screenings within 24 hours of a patient's admission, but finds that many need to improve other practices to be more effective.

2014-06-28 12:23:35

On the heels of the 2014 hurricane season, researchers are calling for home parenteral and enteral nutrition (HPEN) consumers and their homecare providers to have a comprehensive emergency preparedness plan (EPP) to ensure that special needs are met during the time of a disaster.

2014-06-28 12:20:57

Current guidelines to help prevent bloodstream infections during intravenous feeding may need revisions to strengthen protections for patients.

2014-06-18 12:33:34

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2014-05-22 11:28:19

Universal guidelines and improvements in technology are needed to reduce injuries and deaths from improper placement of nasogastric feeding tubes in pediatric patients.

2014-01-14 12:27:51

Company to sponsor symposium for leading clinical nutrition experts BETHLEHEM, Pa., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- B. Braun Medical Inc.


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