Critical Care Nutrition: Where's the Evidence?

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The surgical critically ill patient is subject to a variable and complex metabolic response, which has detrimental effects on immunity, wound healing, and preservation of lean body muscle. The concept of nutrition support has evolved into nutrition therapy, whereby the primary objectives are to prevent oxidative cell injury, modulate the immune response… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ccc.2016.12.006

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@article{Patel2017CriticalCN, title={Critical Care Nutrition: Where's the Evidence?}, author={Jayshil J Patel and Ryan T. Hurt and Stephen A. Mcclave and Robert G. Martindale}, journal={Critical care clinics}, year={2017}, volume={33 2}, pages={397-412} }