tube feeding syndrome

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Noun[edit]

tube feeding syndrome (plural tube feeding syndromes)

  1. A potentially fatal condition caused by a feeding regimen given through a tube that provides too little water and too much protein in the diet.

References[edit]

Lewis, S., Heitkemper, M., & Dirksen, S., Medical-surgical nursing. (2004). St. Louis: MO. Mosby, Inc.