Nutrition Delivery Affects Outcomes in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.

@article{Wong2017NutritionDA,
  title={Nutrition Delivery Affects Outcomes in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.},
  author={Judith Ju-Ming Wong and Wee Meng Han and Rehena Sultana and Tsee Foong Loh and Jan Hau Lee},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={2017},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={
          1007-1013
        }
}
BACKGROUND Malnutrition is prevalent in critically ill children. We aim to describe nutrition received by children with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and to determine whether provision of adequate nutrition is associated with improved clinical outcomes. MATERIALS AND METHODS We studied characteristics and outcomes of 2 groups of patients: (1) those who received adequate calories (defined as ≥80% of predicted resting energy expenditure) and (2) those who received adequate protein… CONTINUE READING
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