Clinical Research

The effect of a natural food based tube feeding in minimizing diarrhea in critically ill neurological patients

Ref: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2018.01.007

 

Diarrhea has negative consequences for patients, health care staff and health care costs when neurological patients are fed enterally over long periods. We examined the effect of tube feeding with natural foods in reducing the number of fluid stool evacuations and diarrhea in critically ill neurological patients.