A.S.P.E.N. Pediatric Core Curriculum 2nd Ed Downloadable Content: Chapter 13, Enteral Formulas
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Chapter 13: Enteral Formulas
Kelly Green Corkins, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Wednesday Marie A. Sevilla, MD, MPH
Chapter 13 Contents
Regulation of Enteral Formulas
Types of Enteral Products
Pediatric Polymeric Enteral Formulas
Pediatric Semielemental Enteral Formulas
Pediatric Elemental Enteral Formulas
Pediatric Specialized Enteral Formulas
Adult Enteral Products commonly used in Pediatrics
Blenderized or Pureed diets through Feeding Tube
Functional Ingredients in Enteral Formulas
Docosahexaenoic Acid and Arachidonic Acid
Forms and Administration of Enteral Formulas
Open vs Closed Systems
1. Explain the regulation of pediatric and adult formulas.
2. Differentiate pediatric formulas from adult products and describe the target populations.
3. Describe the benefits and contraindications to the blenderized diet administered through a gastrostomy tube.
4. Understand the clinical basis for the use of functional ingredients in enteral formulas.
5. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of both open and closed systems for enteral formula administration.
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