Formulas for enteral nutrition
Domenica Elia1, Maria Rosaria Serra2
1UOS Riabilitazione Nutrizionale Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù – Roma 2Dai Materno Infantile AOU Federico II – Napoli
Enteral nutrition formulas are classified according to their composition with complete or uncompleted supply of nutrients, administration route, and protein content, energy density and type and content of fiber, and in second term according to general or special purposes utilization. Indeed, enteral nutrition formulas can be grouped as polymeric, oligomeric, organ-specific, therapeutic formulas, and supplements and modules.