Home Enteral Tube Feeding (HETF)

The specialised HETF care programme reduces morbidity, improves health outcomes and costs related to long-term enteral feeding at home.

A specialised HETF program significantly reduced the number of hospital admissions and the duration of hospital and ICU stays.

Source/Reference:

Commercial Enteral Formulas and Nutrition Support Teams Improve the Outcome of Home Enteral Tube Feeding.

Klek, Stanislaw Szybinski, Piotr Sierzega, Marek; Szczepanek, Kinga ; Sumlet, Magdalena; Kupiec, Monika; Koczur-Szozda, Elzbieta ; Steinhoff-Nowak, Malgorzata ; Figula, Krzysztof MD 2; Kowalczyk, Tomasz ; Kulig, Jan.

Journal of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition. 35(3):380-385, May 2011