ERIC Number: EJ647145
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Pneumonia Frequencies with Different Enteral Tube Feeding Access Sites.
Taylor, Henry M.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v107 n3 p175-80 May 2002
Over a 24-month period, 25 adults with mental retardation being fed via a gastrostomy tube experienced 40 cases of pneumonia during 508 person-months of observations, whereas 5 individuals being fed via a jejunostromy tube did not experience any pneumonia during 96 person-months of observation. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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