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Variables of Cheng et al for Enteral Feeding Tube Placement in a Patient with a Head and Neck Cancer

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Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Gastroenterology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Cheng et al identified variables associated with the need to place an enteral feeding tube in a patient with a head and neck cancer. This can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive nutritional management. The authors are from the University of Michigan and Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System.

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