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Enteral glutamine during active shock resuscitation is safe and enhances tolerance of enteral feeding.

Authors
  • McQuiggan, Margaret
  • Kozar, Rosemary
  • Sailors, R Matthew
  • Ahn, Chul
  • McKinley, Bruce
  • Moore, Frederick
Type
Published Article
Journal
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2008
Volume
32
Issue
1
Pages
28–35
Identifiers
PMID: 18165444
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Enteral glutamine administered during active shock resuscitation and through the early postinjury period is safe and enhances gastrointestinal tolerance. A large clinical trial is warranted to determine if enteral glutamine administered to the hemodynamically unstable patient can reduce infectious morbidity and mortality.

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