Can an adequate energy intake be able to reverse the negative nitrogen balance in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients?

@article{Japur2010CanAA,
  title={Can an adequate energy intake be able to reverse the negative nitrogen balance in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients?},
  author={Camila Cremonezi Japur and Jacqueline P Monteiro and J{\'u}lio S{\'e}rgio Marchini and Rosa Wanda Diez Garcia and An{\'i}bal Basile-Filho},
  journal={Journal of critical care},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={445-50}
}
PURPOSE Adequate energy provision and nitrogen losses prevention of critically ill patients are essentials for treatment and recovery. The aims of this study were to evaluate energy expenditure (EE) and nitrogen balance (NB) of critically ill patients, to classify adequacy of energy intake (EI), and to verify adequacy of EI capacity to reverse the negative… CONTINUE READING