Effect of timing and method of enteral tube feeding for dysphagic stroke patients (FOOD): a multicentre randomised controlled trial

FOOD Trial Collaboration, M S Dennis (Member of Consortium), S C Lewis (Member of Consortium), C Warlow (Member of Consortium), Gina Cranswick (Member of Consortium)

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Abstract

Undernutrition is common in patients admitted with stroke. We aimed to establish whether the timing and route of enteral tube feeding after stroke affected patients' outcomes at 6 months.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)764-72
Number of pages9
JournalThe Lancet
Volume365
Issue number9461
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 25 Feb 2005

Keywords

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Aged
  • Deglutition Disorders
  • Enteral Nutrition
  • Female
  • Gastrostomy
  • Humans
  • Intubation, Gastrointestinal
  • Male
  • Malnutrition
  • Prognosis
  • Quality of Life
  • Stroke
  • Time Factors
  • Treatment Outcome

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