Enteral Feeding - page 2
We are updating our enteral feeding procedures. I can't believe the controversies and variations in practice in this topic! Would appreciate your comments on what your facility does with the... Read More
Oct 2, '08We have enteral feeding as part of our ventilator care bundle. The protocol is for all patients to be fed enterally unless this is contraindicated. We refer to the dieticians as early as possible, but at least with the protocol the patient is fed and doesn't have to wait for dietican input.
I have tried to attach our protocol, hope it works so here goes...
Dec 8, '08Quote from riley3090This sounds interesting. What is a refractometer?I heard Dr. Stephen McClave talk at the clinical nutrition conference last year about using a refractometer to get the residual volume. has anyone heard of this? Because we never know where the tube actually is it might be nice to have some kind of instrument to help tell us what is going on. Anyone heard of this?