Historically, enteral feeding can be traced back to ancient Egypt and Greece, where nutrient enemas were used when patients were unable to take oral nutrition. Various combinations of wine, milk, broth, grains, and raw eggs were used with limited success.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Handbook of Nutrition and Food|
|Number of pages||23|
|ISBN (Print)||0849327059, 9780849327056|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2001|
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