Cristiane Comeron Gimenez Verotti

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BACKGROUND & AIMS To evaluate the impact of a multifaceted nutritional educational intervention on the quality of nutritional therapy and clinical outcomes in critically ill patients. METHODS We conducted a prospective, non-blinded study with a non-contemporaneous control group at a 16-bed intensive care unit (ICU) at the Hospital das Clinicas, Department(More)
In their September 2009 article in Nutrition in Clinical Practice, García-Rodicio et al provided us with an interesting description of the development of a quality control methodology applied to their patients receiving parenteral nutrition (PN). Still, there are some points that warrant further discussion. As we know, PN represents an effective strategy(More)
BACKGROUND The identification of useful quality indicators for nutrition therapy (QINTs) is of great interest and a challenge. This study attempted to identify the 10 QINTs that best suit the practice of quality control in nutrition therapy (NT) by evaluating the opinion of experts in NT with the use of psychometric techniques and statistical tools. (More)
This study aimed to compare the resting energy expenditure (REE) of white and non-white severely obese Brazilian women. REE was examined in 83 severely obese Brazilian women (n = 58 white and 25 non-white) with mean (+/- SD) age 42.99 +/- 11.35 and body mass index 46.88 +/- 6.22 kg/m(2) who were candidates for gastric bypass surgery. Body composition was(More)
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