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The needs of patients requiring home enteral tube feeding

Christine A. Russell, SRD.Head of Nutrition, Nutricia Clinical Care, Trowbridge, WiltshireThe prevalence of home enteral tube feeding (HETF) in the UK has grown dramatically over the past decade. In 1990, the Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Group of the British Dietetic Association estimated the number of patients receiving HETF to be in the order of 1000, which increased to approximately 6000 by 1995.

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