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What is subjective global assessment of nutritional status?
It is concluded that SGA can easily be taught to a variety of clinicians (residents, nurses), and that this technique is reproducible.
Subjective Global Nutritional Assessment for children.
SGNA is a valid tool for assessing nutritional status in children and identifying those at higher risk of nutrition-associated complications and prolonged hospitalizations, and no objective nutritional measures showed association with outcomes.
Predicting nutrition-associated complications for patients undergoing gastrointestinal surgery.
We studied 202 patients admitted to two major teaching hospitals for planned gastrointestinal surgery to assess the ability of several techniques of nutritional assessment to predict major
A.S.P.E.N. position paper: recommendations for changes in commercially available parenteral multivitamin and multi-trace element products.
The parenteral multi-trace element (TE) preparations that are commercially available in the U.S. require significant modifications and should be made available for treatment of patients with vitamin D deficiency unresponsive to oral vitamin D supplementation.
The relationship between nutritional intake and clinical outcomes in critically ill patients: results of an international multicenter observational study
Increased intakes of energy and protein appear to be associated with improved clinical outcomes in critically ill patients, particularly when BMI is <25 or ≥35, particularly in patients with a BMI <25 and ≥35.
Malnutrition and Cachexia in Heart Failure.
The evaluation of nutrition status in heart failure, the pathophysiology of cardiac cachexia is explored, and therapeutic interventions targeting wasting in patients with heart failure are discussed.
Nutritional assessment.
24. Manganese content of large volume parenteral solutions and of nutrient additives in long term home TPN patients.