Feeding the critically ill patient.

  title={Feeding the critically ill patient.},
  author={Stephen A. Mcclave and Robert G. Martindale and Todd W. Rice and Daren Keith Heyland},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  volume={42 12},
OBJECTIVE Critically ill patients are usually unable to maintain adequate volitional intake to meet their metabolic demands. As such, provision of nutrition is part of the medical care of these patients. This review provides detail and interpretation of current data on specialized nutrition therapy in critically ill patients, with focus on recently published studies. DATA SOURCES The authors used literature searches, personal contact with critical care nutrition experts, and knowledge of… CONTINUE READING
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