Enteral Nutrition

Enteral Nutrition is prescribed for patients who are unable to maintain nutritional needs eating a typical diet. It can be a short term or long term therapy based on the patients clinical condition.
  • May be taken orally or infused via a gastric tube
  • Can be administered via bolus, gravity or infusion pump
  • Labs typically not ordered
  • Initiating therapy in the home is acceptable



  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Aspiration Pneumonia
  • CVA/Stroke