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Latest American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Stories

2011-07-01 06:55:02

Controversy remains over the timing and initiation of parenteral nutrition in critically ill adults whose caloric targets cannot be met by enteral nutrition alone, which provides food through a tube placed in the nose, stomach, or small intestine.

2011-04-11 10:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study conducted by the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health at Tufts Medical Center concluded that variations in the administration of nutrition support can have a significant impact on health outcomes and the overall cost of care for critically ill adult hospital patients.

2011-02-04 09:21:00

"Be R.E.A.D.Y." Initiative Drives Awareness to Help Reduce Tube Feeding Errors in Kids FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Feb.

2011-02-01 10:51:00

Experts determine that current formulas do not adequately meet the unique nutritional needs of these patients VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb.

2010-05-03 14:57:00

New Fellows to Focus on Improving Medical Outcomes for Acute and Chronically Ill Patients FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nestle Nutrition Institute (NNI) today announced the recipients of the Enteral Nutrition fellowship.

2010-04-13 15:01:11

A new consensus statement on adult malnutrition suggests classifying patients in three categories related to the cause of malnutrition, according to an international committee of nutrition researchers.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.