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Latest Feeding tube Stories

2010-09-20 22:06:10

Severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) requires an adequate nutritional support.

2010-05-03 06:32:14

Extremely low birthweight infants (ELBW) who received feedings supplemented with probiotics had better weight gain than infants who were not given the supplements.

2010-03-01 04:46:00

LONDON, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The European intravenous (IV) therapy and enteral nutrition devices market currently offers a highly dynamic and lucrative environment.

2010-02-10 08:27:00

Researchers from Brown University and Harvard Medical School are calling for improved decision-making in the use of feeding tubes for hospitalized nursing home residents with advanced dementia.

2010-02-10 07:50:50

Despite being of questionable benefit for patients with advanced dementia, new research finds that hospitals with certain characteristics, such as those that are larger or for-profit, are more likely to have a higher rate of feeding tube placement.

2010-02-08 10:39:00

'Be A.W.A.R.E.' Initiative Drives Awareness for Improving the Safety of Enteral Medication Delivery FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Feb.

2010-01-07 09:53:00

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, January 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - CORTRAK Placement Skill Will Help Nurses Avoid Tube Placement Complications, Minimize X-Ray Exposure and Control Costs Elsevier (http://www.elsevier.com), a world leader in healthcare and medical publishing and online solutions, today announced that Elsevier/Mosby Nursing Skills (http://www.nursingskills.com), a Web-based skills reference and competency management tool offering nurses detailed information on more than...

2009-12-08 11:06:00

Fellowships Will Advance Enteral Nutrition Therapy as a Necessary Component of Care For Acute and Chronically Ill Patients MINNETONKA, Minn., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nestle HealthCare Nutrition, Inc.

2009-12-02 18:55:41

A recent study conducted by researchers and physicians at Nationwide Children's Hospital sheds new light on feeding challenges often faced by premature infants.


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  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
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