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

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Authors

  • Sana Alkhawaja,

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

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  • Claudio Martin,

    1. University of Western Ontario, London Health Science Centre, Department of Critical Care Medicine, London, Ontario, Canada
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  • Ronald J Butler,

    1. University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, London, Ontario, Canada
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  • Femida Gwadry-Sridhar

    1. Lawson Health Research Institute, Director of Health Information, London, Ontario, Canada
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Abstract

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.