supplemental feeding

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1. the taking of food.
2. the giving of food.
3. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing nutritional intake for a patient who is unable to feed self.
artificial feeding feeding of a baby with food other than mother's milk.
bottle feeding in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparation and administration of fluids to an infant via a bottle.
breast feeding breastfeeding.
enteral tube feeding in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as delivering nutrients and water through a gastrointestinal tube.
forced feeding administration of food by force to those who cannot or will not receive it.
intravenous feeding administration of nutrient fluids through a vein; see also intravenous infusion and parenteral nutrition.
feeding procedures in the omaha system, any method of giving food or fluid, including breast, formula, intravenous, or tube.
supplemental feeding a planned additional food or nutrient that is added to the usual diet, often as a powder, formula, or tablet.
tube feeding see tube feeding.

supplemental feeding

Any dietary additive provided to patients to enhance their nutritional status.
See also: feeding
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A pollen substitute that meets honey bee nutritional needs, but which caused high mortality and low reproduction of the small hive beetle, would be the best treatment for supplemental feeding.
Public education is necessary to inform park users of the consequences of supplemental feeding to waterfowl populations.
In an examination of 54 wintering areas, both natural and artificial, mortality was negligible or absent in all areas with the exception of supplemental feeding locations.
In the present experiment, the supplemental feeding is either Purina Pigeon Checkers or mixed grain in different conditions.
These Blue Tits responded to supplemental feeding by starting egg-laying 4 d earlier than control females (Table 1), resulting in their young hatching almost 3 d earlier (means 50.
An aide to Senator Bennett Johnston, Hudson quietly watches over the Commodity Supplemental Feeding Program, a small project that feeds poor pregnant women and the at-risk elderly.
While there will still be supplemental feeding at set times during the day to ensure that each otter gets a proper diet (and to ensure that visitors get to watch), Farwell expects foraging to keep the otters much more active between feedings than they had been.
Supplemental feeding is being considered by federal and state officials, but at this writing it was still too early for definite plans.
A "Call to Congress" is scheduled in Washington, DC to urge legislators to fully fund and improve important child nutrition programs, including summer and after-school feeding programs, school-based breakfast and lunch, and the Women's Infant and Child supplemental feeding program.
Since its inception in 2005, Pondo ng Pinoy has provided supplemental feeding for about 2 million undernourished children around the country through its Hapag-Asa Integrated Nutrition Program.
9 billion were allocated for the supplemental feeding program implemented by the LGUs.

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