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Prospective, randomized, controlled, single-blind trial of the costs and consequences of systematic nutrition team follow-up over 12 mo after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.

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OBJECTIVES: We assessed the economic and clinical implications of systematic long-term nutrition team follow-up of patients after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy. METHODS: We designed a prospective, randomized, controlled, single-blind trial in a large district hospital and its catchment area. All adult patients referred for a gastrostomy were eligible and randomized into two groups. The intervention group had regular follow-up by the nutrition team (weekly in hospital, monthly after dis...

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10.1016/j.nut.2005.03.004

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Journal:
Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Volume:
21
Issue:
11-12
Pages:
1071-1077
Publication date:
2005-01-01
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EISSN:
1873-1244
ISSN:
0899-9007
URN:
uuid:4852368c-8710-4fdb-9bb7-9873ffecccae
Source identifiers:
199762
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pubs:199762

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