[The effects of immunonutrition on the development of nosocomial infections and on clinical outcome in critically ill patients].

BACKGROUND We investigated the effects of early immunonutrition on the development of nosocomial infections and clinical outcome in intensive care patients. METHODS Thirty mechanically ventilated patients were randomly assigned to two enteral nutrition regimens in the intensive care unit. Fifteen patients (8 males, 7 females; mean age 54 years; range 21… CONTINUE READING