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Comparison of three indirect calorimetry devices and three methods of gas collection: a prospective observational study.
Hospitalized mechanically ventilated patients are at higher risk of enteral underfeeding than non-ventilated patients.
Parenteral nutrition practices in hospital pharmacies in Switzerland, France, and Belgium.
Prospective survey of parenteral nutrition in Switzerland: a three-year nation-wide survey.
- C. Pichard, S. Mühlebach, N. Maisonneuve, C. Sierro
- Medicine, Political ScienceClinical Nutrition
- 1 August 2001
In Switzerland, most PN for hospitalized adults were administered as commercial multi-compartment bags, and the compounding of individualized PN admixtures were still important for pediatric patients and long-term home-PN.
[Simplified malnutrition screening tool: Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST)].
MUST (Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool) is a nutritional screening tool easy to use by any trained care-giver and valid for any adult patient and promotes detection and management of malnutrition during the patient medical course.
[Subjective Global Assessment (SGA): evaluation and followup of nutritional state].
The SGA is a tool adequate to identify patients with a nutritional risk and who would benefit of a nutritional intervention aiming at preventing associated complications in clinical situations frequently associated to malnutrition.
[Role of impedance measurement in nutritional screening].
- N. Maisonneuve, L. Genton, V. Karsegard, U. Kyle, Y. Dupertuis, C. Pichard
- MedicineRevue medicale de la Suisse romande
- 1 October 2004
Body composition measurement by bio-impedance analysis (BIA) determines the quantity of body fat-free and fat mass and has a precision around 4%.
P026 SUPPLEMENTAL PARENTERAL NUTRITION (SPN) IN ICU PATIENTS FOR EARLY COVERAGE OF ENERGY TARGET: 100 FIRST PATIENTS PRELIMINARY REPORT
PP112 COMPARISON OF 3 INDIRECT CALORIMETRY DEVICES
[Screening and treatment of malnutrition: European Council Resolution and its potential application in Switzerland].
- S. Gottraux, N. Maisonneuve, C. Pichard
- Medicine, Political ScienceRevue medicale de la Suisse romande
- 1 October 2004
This review summarizes the actions to be taken by medical and other caregivers in order to sensitize them to the above-mentioned problems and to initiate practical options to treat malnourished patients or patients at risk of becoming malnouredished.