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2012-08-23 02:25:34

ALBANY, New York, August 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Neonatal and Preterm Infants Enteral Feeding Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share and Forecast, 2012 - 2018 [http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/neonatal-and-preterm-infants-enteral-feeding-devices-market.html ] ," the global neonatal and preterm infants enteral feeding devices market...

2012-07-17 06:24:26

ALBANY, New York, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a latest market research report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Enteral Feeding Devices Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends Analysis, and Forecasts, 2012 - 2018 [http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/enteral-feeding-devices-market.html ]", global enteral feeding devices market was worth USD 1,641.7 million in 2011 and is expected to reach USD...

2012-05-14 21:10:36

A new study led by Brown University researchers reports that percutaneous endoscopic gastric (PEG) feeding tubes, long assumed to help bedridden dementia patients stave off or overcome pressure ulcers, may instead make the horrible sores more likely to develop or not improve. The analysis of thousands of nursing home patients with advanced dementia appears in the May 14 edition of the Archives of Internal Medicine. "This study provides new information about the risks of feeding tube...

2012-01-20 13:08:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Health Science will unveil its pediatric closed system formulas with the new SpikeRight® PLUS port at the annual American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition's (A.S.P.E.N.) Clinical Nutrition Week meeting being held in Orlando January 21-24. The introduction marks a significant step in supporting the provision of safe enteral (tube) feeding. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-08-23 09:53:00

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CORPAK MedSystems, Inc., a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of medical devices for the enteral feeding and bedside-technology markets, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Blair to the position of chief executive officer. Mr. Blair brings 40 years of healthcare management experience to CORPAK. He served most recently as the chairman and chief executive officer of North American Science Associates, Inc., a contract...

2011-05-05 22:02:40

In hundreds of interviews in five states with family members of persons who had advanced dementia, researchers found that their decision-making process for whether to insert a feeding tube often lacked necessary information for informed consent. Despite evidence that feeding tubes do not improve survival rates or quality of life for elderly patients with advanced dementia, their frequency of use varies widely across the states. A new survey of family members finds that discussions surrounding...

2011-05-04 07:00:00

ROSWELL, Ga., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Health Care today posted a sneak peek preview of an upcoming OR-Live(TM) webcast of its innovative method for percutaneous endoscopic placement of balloon-retained enteral feeding tubes on its website www.kcdigestivehealth.com. The procedure is performed using the Kimberly-Clark MIC, MIC-KEY Introducer Kit by John Fang, M.D., clinical director of gastroenterology at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center and associate...

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. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In partnership with the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.), Nestle HealthCare Nutrition launched the "Be R.E.A.D.Y." safety initiative at A.S.P.E.N.'s Clinical Nutrition Week this week to educate pediatric health care professionals on safe enteral (tube) feeding practices for hospitalized kids. Be R.E.A.D.Y. is...

2010-09-20 22:06:10

Severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) requires an adequate nutritional support. Enteral nutrition (EN) should be preferred to total parenteral nutrition in patients with SAP, as it is associated with reduced mortality and complications. However, in clinical practice EN is employed far less frequently than it should. The main obstacle to EN diffusion is that it is considered complicated, as to ensure full pancreatic rest, nutrition tubes should be placed in the jejunum, requiring often troublesome...

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2010-06-27 06:15:00

A German court has ruled that a dying person has the right to have life support turned off if that person has given their consent. Germany's Federal Court of Justice has acquitted a lawyer who had advised a daughter to cut off the feeding tube of a woman who lay comatose in a hospital ward. The patient had expressed her wish at an earlier time that she did not wish to be kept alive artificially. The lawyer appealed to the federal court after a lower court had given him a nine-month...