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Intervention Protocol

Enteral feeding methods for nutritional management in patients with head and neck cancers being treated with radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy

  1. Brenda Nugent1,*,
  2. Sian Lewis2,
  3. Joe M O'Sullivan3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders Group

Published Online: 8 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007904

How to Cite

Nugent B, Lewis S, O'Sullivan JM. Enteral feeding methods for nutritional management in patients with head and neck cancers being treated with radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD007904. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007904.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Northern Ireland Cancer Centre, Dietetic Department, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

  2. 2

    Velindre Rd, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, UK

  3. 3

    The Northern Ireland Cancer Centre, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

*Brenda Nugent, Dietetic Department, Northern Ireland Cancer Centre, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT9 7AB, UK. Brenda.nugent@belfasttrust.hscni.net.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 8 JUL 2009

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effectiveness of different enteral feeding methods used in the nutritional management of patients with head and neck cancer receiving radiotherapy or chemoradiation.