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Unformatted text preview: Paralysis/ traumatic nerve damage Stroke Anorexia Conditions where nutrient needs are unusually great Severe malnutrition Extensive burns Contraindications for Use of Enteral Nutrition GI problems Severe upper GI bleeding Severe paralytic ileus Severe GI inflammation (IBD, radiation enteritis) Severe acute pancreatitis Complete obstruction of small or large bowel Short bowel syndrome Fistula (high output > 500 cc if location problematic) Bowel ischemia Intractable vomiting or diarrhea Inability to gain access Hypovolemic or septic shock Aggressive therapy not warranted Terminal illness...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2009 for the course NTR 371 taught by Professor Southworth during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '09