Nutrition delivery for obese ICU patients: delivery issues, lack of guidelines, and missed opportunities.

@article{Martindale2011NutritionDF,
  title={Nutrition delivery for obese ICU patients: delivery issues, lack of guidelines, and missed opportunities.},
  author={Robert G. Martindale and Mark H. Delegge and Stephen A. Mcclave and C Douglas Monroe and V. Kerry Smith and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Kir{\'a}ly},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={35 5 Suppl},
  pages={80S-7S}
}
The most appropriate enteral formula for the severely obese population has yet to be determined. The obese patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) creates numerous difficulties for managing care, one being the ability to deliver appropriate and timely nutrition. Access for nutrition therapy, either enteral or parenteral, can also create a challenge… CONTINUE READING