Introducing enteral nutrition support: ethical considerations
Carolyn Best Nutrition support specialist, Nutrition and dietetic department, Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester
This article explores the potential benefits of, or problems associated with, the insertion of a feeding tube to commence enteral nutrition. Some of the issues that may arise when a patient is no longer able to meet their nutritional needs orally are discussed.
Nursing Standard. 24, 37,41-45. doi: 10.7748/ns2010.05.24.37.41.c7779Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review