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Enteral Feeding

Information for healthcare professionals to learn more about recommendations and guidelines on enteral feeding and different types of enteral feeds.

Meier & Gassull, 2004. Consensus recommendations on the effects and benefits of fibre in clinical practice

Meier & Gassull, 2004. Consensus recommendations on the effects and benefits of fibre in clinical practice

These recommendations were developed by a panel of experts in the area of gastroenterology, and include recommendations on the use of fibre in enteral nutrition, such as PHGG (partially hydrolysed guar gum). ‘To prevent enteral nutrition induced diarrhoea in post surgical and in critical ill patients, supplementing enteral nutrition with PHGG is effective.' (Recommendation A)