The use of peptide feeds to resolve feeding intolerances in a complex paediatric case
This case study presents a child with severe neurodisabilities and gastrointestinal disease.
Many children with cerebral palsy require enteral feeding to ensure adequate nutritional intake to meet nutritional requirements for growth and development, due to aspiration risk with oral intake due to dysphagia and/or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease.1
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Elaine Mealey (Bsc. (Hons))
Registered Dietitian Community Paediatric Dietitian Whittington Health NHS