What Is a Bolus Feeding?


Bolus feeding is a way of providing nutrition to individuals who will or cannot eat by normal means through a feeding tube. This kind of feeding is used on individuals who suffer from severe malnutrition, comas and anorexia.
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Where a bolus is placed is dependent upon the body's necessary contents, and their required systemic levels. A bolus that is directly given to the veins via intravenous drip works
A rapid intravenous infusion of a drug or fluid
(bō'ləs) n. , pl. , -lus·es . A round mass: "A dense bolus of trapped dolphins fills the frame" (Kenneth Browser). A single, relatively large quantity of
Bolus can be a large amount of anything. In the field of dietetics is can also refer to tube feed given in a single, large, amount. In terms of human digestion bolus can refer to
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