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- adj. Of, pertaining to, within, or by way of the intestine
- adj. enteric
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- adj. of or relating to or inside the intestines
- adj. of or relating to the enteron
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"enteral" feedings of hunger-striking prisoners, which entails inserting a tube down the detainee's nose to his stomach to pump in a protein shake twice a day as the detainee is shackled to a chair and his head attached to a metal restraint with Velcro.
Comparison of Option One Optimental and a polymeric enteral feeding
The Pediatric Enteral Access Center provides evaluation and assessment of the need for enteral access (gastrostomy and jejunostomy feedings).
Oral feeding, sip feeding, and feeding using nasogastric, gastrostomy and jejunostomy tubes are all enteral nutrition.
Volume initiation, advancement and goals; intake and nutrient calculations; formula fortification and recipes; formula preparation guidelines for healthcare facilities; and monitoring of enteral intake tolerance
This will include enteral and parenteral nutrition support; acid-base balance; nutrition care specific to patient diagnosis, including but not limited to:
Clinical and educational programs include: general gastrointestinal diagnostic service, inflammatory bowel disease, acute and chronic liver disease, liver transplantation, motility disorders diagnosis and management, home total parenteral and enteral nutrition, feeding and dysphasia disorders, hyperlipidemias and nutrition support service and related nutrition programs
Access sites; contraindications to enteral feeding; and feeding selections/indications, such as breast milk, donor breast milk, breast milk fortification and infant formula selection
The Division currently provides outpatient services in 10 different locations and offers comprehensive services in: general diagnostic gastroenterology, failure to thrive, feeding and swallowing, inflammatory bowel disease, lipid heart, liver disease and liver transplantation, motility and constipation, nutrition services, pancreatic disease and pediatric enteral access.
My recollection was that she was on an enteral feeding tube.