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The Enteral vs Parenteral Nutrition Debate Revisited

Thomson, Andrew


Many trials and several meta-analyses have been devoted to comparing enteral with parenteral nutrition support. In this review, these studies are subjected to critical analysis with particular emphasis on their methodology and clinical relevance. Evidence is produced to suggest that the heterogeneous patient populations of the studies and the rigid approach taken to comparing different nutrition therapies inter alia render their conclusions highly questionable and of very doubtful clinical...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Parenteral and enteral nutrition
DOI: 10.1177/0148607108316192


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