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A technique for optimization of enteral feeding regimens: implementation on a microcomputer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3083134     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Many clinical factors must be taken into account in choosing an appropriate enteral feeding regimen for a particular patient. In a patient with multiple medical problems, this decision process may become overwhelmingly complex. This paper discusses a mathematical adjunct to aid in this problem. Using patient-specific weights for various clinical factors, an algorithmic determination is made of the degree of correspondence between the characteristics of available preparations and those weights. A microcomputer implementation rendering this method usable to the medical health care professional has been created, and is described.
Authors:
J B Krasner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0148-6071     ISO Abbreviation:  JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr     Publication Date:    1986 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-05-09     Completed Date:  1986-05-09     Revised Date:  2007-02-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7804134     Medline TA:  JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  208-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Computers*
Enteral Nutrition / methods*
Humans
Microcomputers*
Software

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