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Related to enteral: Enteral feeding, Enteral nutrition

enteric

 [en-ter´ik]
pertaining to the small intestine; called also enteral.
enteric-coated of tablets, having a special coating that prevents release and absorption of their contents until they reach the intestine.

en·ter·al

(en'tĕr-ăl),
Within, or by way of, the intestine or gastrointestinal tract, especially as distinguished from parenteral.
[G. enteron, intestine]

enteral

/en·ter·al/ (en´ter'l) enteric.

enteral

[en′tərəl, enter′əl]
Etymology: Gk, enteron, bowel
within the small intestine, or via the small intestine.

en·ter·al

(en'tĕr-ăl)
Within, or by way of, the intestine or gastrointestinal tract, especially as distinguished from parenteral. A term used to describe tube feedings.
[G. enteron, intestine]

enteral

Within the gut (gastrointestinal tract).

en·ter·al

, enteric (en'tĕr-ăl, -terik)
Within, or by way of, the intestine or gastrointestinal tract.
[G. enteron, intestine]

enteral (en´tərəl),

adj directly into the gastrointestinal tract; pertains to tube feedings that may be necessary when a patient cannot ingest food orally.

enteral

within, by way of, or pertaining to the intestine.

enteral feeding
delivery of nutrients directly into the stomach, duodenum or jejunum. Called also enteral nutrition.
enteral nutrition
see enteral feeding (above).
enteral tube
the feeding tube positioned in the alimentary tract for administration of nutrients. See also enterostomy tube.
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On 23-24 January 2018, the company's co-founder and chief medical officer Dr M Scott Harris will give two presentations at the upcoming 2018 meeting of the American Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition (ASPEN) in Las Vegas, NV.
Epic Health Services was founded in 2001 and has since become the national provider of pediatric skilled nursing, therapy, developmental services, and home medical solutions, including enteral nutrition, respiratory, pharmacy, and medical supplies.
The right dosage of enteral feeding during the course of intensive care still remains unknown.
Gastrostomy or gastric feeding tube is inserted through a small incision in the abdomen into the stomach and is used for long-term enteral nutrition.
The researchers constructed a handwritten survey to ascertain the base knowledge of nurses who worked in the ICU regarding the management of enteral feedings before an educational intervention.
Keywords: Acute severe pancreatitis, Delayed enteral feeding, Early enteral feeding, Hospital stay.
The report reviews the major players involved in the development of Enteral Feed Devices and list all their pipeline projects
GBUK will represent Gedsa at stand Z1G57 in the Za'beel Hall, where there will be global enteral ISO roll out information available.
This was a prospective study conducted to evaluate the outcome of early enteral feeding through naso-jejunal (NJ) tube.
En ninos en estado critico con tracto gastrointestinal funcional, la nutricion enteral debe ser la eleccion para el aporte nutricional en caso de ser tolerada (2).
The question of a possible association between IAH and GI symptoms is relevant, as both IAH and GI symptoms are related to ICU outcomes (8,11) and both are associated with a lower enteral feeding success rate.