Chapter 3. Enteral Nutrition

  1. Vanessa Shaw and
  2. Margaret Lawson
  1. Tracey Johnson

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch3

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Johnson, T. (2007) Enteral Nutrition, in Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition (eds V. Shaw and M. Lawson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134934

Online ISBN: 9780470692004

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Keywords:

  • expressed breast milk;
  • immunoglobulins;
  • bacterial contamination;
  • gastrostomy tubes;
  • gastric dysmotility

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Choice of feeds

  • Feed thickeners

  • Routes of administration

  • Continuous versus bolus feeding

  • Enteral feeding equipment

  • Home enteral feeding

  • Feed administration and tolerance

  • Monitoring children on enteral feeds

  • References

  • Support group

  • Useful address