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Enteral Nutrition

A dietitian’s journey of conducting an acceptability trial -

Compleat® paediatric (Nestlé Health Science) is a nutritionally complete 1.2kcal/mL ready to hang enteral tube feed. It contains ingredients derived from real food (rehydrated chicken, rehydrated vegetables (peas and green beans), peach puree and concentrated orange juice). A busy London hospital’s paediatric outpatient department agreed to take part in a prospective acceptability study of Compleat® paediatric. This resource shares the study process, outcomes and conclusion from Tara Kelly’s perspective.