Providing enteral nutrition to critically ill patients can be a challenge given thecomplexities of this patient population. Successful nutrition delivery requires focusing onkey implementation and management issues. Learn when to begin feedings, where toplace the feeding tube, and what type of formula to utilize. Discover practical tips formonitoring tolerance and minimizing complications, especially regarding gastric residualvolumes, managing diarrhea, and administering medication.
DCN, RDN, CSO, FAND,
Assistant Professor of Practice; Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics, Department of Nutritional Sciences,
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
DNP, APRN-CNS, CNSC,
Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, SD