Enteral Nutrition Troubleshooting Checklist

Publish Date: 6 September 2022
Author(s): Allison Krall, MS, RD, LD, CNSC


This checklist serves as a resource for healthcare professionals seeking guidance to help identify the root cause of enteral nutrition intolerance. It is important to walk through each step of the checklist in order to determine the best plan of care for your patient.

For additional guidance, view the course Enteral Tube Feeding: Gastrointestinal Complications.

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Author Bios

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Allison Krall is a clinical dietitian at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and an educational program consultant for the Abbott Nutrition Health Institute in Columbus, OH, USA. Allison has worked in the field of nutrition support for more than 20 years. She has experience in inpatient, outpatient, and home nutrition support.

Her areas of interest include oncology, critical care, malnutrition screening and diagnosis, and clinical nutrition education. She worked as the lead dietitian/clinical coordinator and clinical instructor at The Ohio State University prior to joining the ANHI team in 2021. Allison recently completed her Master of Science in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences with an emphasis on education.

Additionally, Allison is actively involved in the Ohio Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (OSPEN), where she served as the 2017 president and is currently the secretary. She also served 4 years on the membership committee of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN).