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Effect of Enteral Feeding Tube Maintenance on Hospital Acquired Blood Stream Infections
Background: Enteral feeding tubes are reservoirs for bacterial contamination leading to nosocomial infections, a type of hospital-acquired infection including central line associated blood stream infections (CLABSIs) and ...
Implementation of a Late Preterm Infant Protocol
Problem: Late preterm infants are often considered and treated as functionally mature at birth. Research has proven the late preterm infant has a higher risk of morbidity and mortality in comparison to infants born at term ...
Enteral Nutrition in Adult Patients in the Critical Care Patients
Guidelines have been established on when to initiate enteral nutrition, but current research indicates multiple inconsistencies. This scholarly project sought to determine when health care providers were initiating enteral ...
Gastric Residuals in the Preterm Infant
Problem: Preterm infants have an increased susceptibility to feeding intolerance and increased gastric residuals. With an unknown correlation between feeding intolerance and development of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), ...