Hypocaloric total parenteral nutrition: Effectiveness in prevention of hyperglycemia and infectious complications—A randomized clinical trial

@article{McCowen2000HypocaloricTP,
  title={Hypocaloric total parenteral nutrition: Effectiveness in prevention of hyperglycemia and infectious complications—A randomized clinical trial},
  author={K. McCowen and C. Friel and J. Sternberg and S. Chan and R. Forse and P. Burke and B. Bistrian},
  journal={Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={28},
  pages={3606-3611}
}
  • K. McCowen, C. Friel, +4 authors B. Bistrian
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • ObjectiveTo determine whether the frequency rate of hyperglycemia and infectious complications can be reduced by an underfeeding strategy in patients requiring total parenteral nutrition (TPN), without deleterious effects on nitrogen balance. DesignProspective, randomized, controlled nonblinded trial. SettingA university-affiliated teaching hospital with a dedicated TPN service. PatientsTPN was initiated in 40 adult patients and continued for ≥5 days. InterventionTwo different TPN feeding… CONTINUE READING

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