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Enteral feeding. Nasogastric, nasojejunal, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, or jejunostomy: its indications and limitations
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  1. C B Pearce,
  2. H D Duncan
  1. Department of Gastroenterology, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 3LY, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr Callum B Pearce Department of Gastroenterology, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 3LY, UK;
 Callum{at}pearcey.screaming.net

Abstract

The following article is intended to provide a review of the current state of enteral feeding; a rapidly changing and developing field. It covers the type of feed, the routes of access, and the problems that can occur with enteral feeding.

  • enteral feeding
  • tube feeding
  • nutrition
  • BMI, body mass index
  • PEG, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
  • PEGJ, percutaneous gastrojejunostomy

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