Intervention Protocol

Post-pyloric versus gastric tube feeding for preventing pneumonia and improving nutritional outcomes in critically ill adult patients

  1. Sana Alkhawaja1,*,
  2. Claudio Martin1,
  3. Ronald J Butler2,
  4. Femida Gwadry-Sridhar3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Anaesthesia Group

Published Online: 8 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008875

How to Cite

Alkhawaja S, Martin C, Butler RJ, Gwadry-Sridhar F. Post-pyloric versus gastric tube feeding for preventing pneumonia and improving nutritional outcomes in critically ill adult patients (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD008875. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008875.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Western Ontario, London Health Science Centre, Department of Critical Care Medicine, London, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, London, Ontario, Canada

  3. 3

    Lawson Health Research Institute, Director of Health Information, London, Ontario, Canada

*Sana Alkhawaja, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London Health Science Centre, Division of Critical Care Medicine, London, Ontario, N6J 2X7, Canada. sanaalkhawaja@yahoo.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 8 DEC 2010

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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:

We will evaluate the effectiveness and safety of post-pyloric feeding versus gastric feeding in critically ill adult patients who require enteral tube feeding.