Table 2: Indications for enteral nutrition support in stroke patients.

Indications for enteral nutrition support

Dysphagia
Inadequate nutritional intake due to
(i) Reduced consciousness level
(ii) Depression
(iii) Poor oral hygiene
(iv) Xerostomia
(v) Reduced mobility
(vi) Arm or facial weakness
(vii) Fatigue
(viii) Vision, speech, and language impairment
(xi) Cognitive deficits
Increased metabolic demands