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Articles  |   April 2001
Enteral and parenteral nutrition support
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Articles   |   April 2001
Enteral and parenteral nutrition support
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, April 2001, Vol. 101, 13S-18S. doi:
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, April 2001, Vol. 101, 13S-18S. doi:
Abstract

The use of enteral and parenteral nutrition support may be warranted when patients are unable to ingest adequate calories or protein (or both). This review provides an overview of the indications, access, administration, management, and complications of these modes of therapy.