Hypocaloric considerations in patients with potentially hypometabolic disease States.

Abstract

The provision of nutrition has traditionally been driven by the desire to provide adequate calories. However, over the past decade it has become evident that provision of excess calories can be detrimental to patients' outcomes in both critical care and long-term care settings. This review examines patient populations for whom hypocaloric nutrition can be… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0884533611405673

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