DOI: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2016.04.008
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Abstract: with PEW and start with enteral nutrition therapy. Simultaneously we must identify and treat the reason for malnutrition. We have to start with nutritional counselling to enhance the spontaneous intake of proper nutrients and calories and if not adequate, continue with oral supplements. Enteral nutrition includes also tube feeding, if oral intake is not possible (e.g. a swallow disorder). Enteral intake of nutritients is important for the gastrointestinal system, because it stimulates the metabolism and appet…

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