Changes in nutritional status in ICU patients receiving enteral tube feeding: a prospective descriptive study.

@article{Kim2011ChangesIN,
  title={Changes in nutritional status in ICU patients receiving enteral tube feeding: a prospective descriptive study.},
  author={Hyunjung Kim and Smi Choi-Kwon},
  journal={Intensive & critical care nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={194-201}
}
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to assess the changes in nutritional status in Korean ICU patients receiving enteral feeding, and to understand the contribution of baseline nutritional status and energy intake to nutritional changes during the ICU stay. METHODS This was a prospective study of nutritional changes in 48 ICU patients receiving enteral feeding for 7 days. The Subjective Global Assessment scale was used upon admission. In addition, anthropometric measures (triceps skinfold thickness… CONTINUE READING