Enteral nutrition in childhood

Br J Hosp Med. 1991 Aug;46(2):111-3.

Abstract

The frequency with which malnutrition may complicate chronic illness in children has been belatedly recognized, as has the role that nutritional support may play, either as primary treatment or in the management of disease- or treatment-related malnutrition. Consequently, enteral nutrition is increasingly used in the management of sick children.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Enteral Nutrition / instrumentation
  • Enteral Nutrition / methods*
  • Enteral Nutrition / standards
  • Home Care Services
  • Humans
  • Parents / education
  • Protein-Energy Malnutrition / etiology
  • Protein-Energy Malnutrition / therapy*