Glutamine administration reduces Gram-negative bacteremia in severely burned patients: a prospective, randomized, double-blind trial versus isonitrogenous control.

@article{Wischmeyer2001GlutamineAR,
  title={Glutamine administration reduces Gram-negative bacteremia in severely burned patients: a prospective, randomized, double-blind trial versus isonitrogenous control.},
  author={Paul E. Wischmeyer and James Lynch and Jennifer L. Liedel and Richard M Wolfson and Jacob Joseph Riehm and Lev Gottlieb and Madelyn D Kahana},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={29 11},
  pages={2075-80}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of intravenous glutamine supplementation vs. an isonitrogenous control on infectious morbidity in severely burned patients. Previous clinical studies in seriously ill patients suggest a beneficial effect of glutamine on infectious morbidity, but no trials have examined possible clinical benefits in severely burned patients… CONTINUE READING