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At Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora, Colo., Heidi L. McNeely is a clinical nurse specialist and Sasha Jacobs-Lowry is a school nurse consultant.
Acknowledgments: The authors would like to acknowledge Robyn Jackins, supply chain; the enteral tubing stakeholder team at Children's Hospital Colorado; and executive sponsors Dr. Daniel Hyman and Dr. Patricia Givens.
The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.