Enteral Nutrition


Enteral Nutrition

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Promoting enteral feeding tolerance in patients with neurodegenerative disorders

Many patients requiring long term enteral nutrition have neurological disorders, such as motor neurone disease (MND) or Huntington’s disease (HD). In our experience, a proportion of these individuals may struggle to tolerate enteral feeding despite optimising medical management and excluding obvious gastrointestinal pathology. In MND, prolonged reduced mobility, weaknes...