The use of a 1.5kcal/ml whey peptide–based feed to help promote gastric emptying and feed tolerance in a paediatric patient with neurodisability
Synopsis. A patient with complex feeding issues could not gain weight or reduce the episodes of vomiting, despite trying numerous feeds, until Peptamen® Junior Advance was initiated. Thereafter, his symptoms improved and his family reported improvements in his daily quality of life. Introduction. Patient X is a 4 year old boy who is exclusively gastrostomy fed. He has been under th...
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Specialist Paediatric Dietitian, County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust