The effect of a natural food based tube feeding in minimizing diarrhea in critically ill neurological patients.

Affiliation

Institute for Neurorehabilitation Research (InFo), BDH-Clinic Hessisch Oldendorf, Hannover Medical School, Hessisch Oldendorf, Germany. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Diarrhea has negative consequences for patients, health care staff and health care costs when neurological patients are fed enterally over long periods. We examined the effect of tube feeding with natural foods in reducing the number of fluid stool evacuations and diarrhea in critically ill neurological patients.

Keywords

Diarrhea,Natural food,Neurological patients,Tube feeding,

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