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Severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) requires an adequate nutritional support.
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.
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.
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.
Recent Death of Infant in Madrid Brings Issue to ForefrontSILVER SPRING, Md., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.), whose mission is to improve patient care by advancing the science and practice of nutrition support therapy, is saddened by the recent death of an infant in Madrid, Spain, who died when formula was given to him through an IV catheter and not through a feeding tube in his stomach.
"Be A.L.E.R.T." Initiative Complements New Tube-Feeding Best-Practice Recommendations NEW ORLEANS, Feb.
By Carla McClain, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Sep. 1--The death of Tucson attorney Kimberley A. Taylor after undergoing cosmetic surgery was caused by a failed attempt to intubate her when she stopped breathing during the operation, a lawsuit filed by the family says.
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