Optimización del aporte energético en nutrición artificial: Segunda lección Jesús Culebras

  title={Optimizaci{\'o}n del aporte energ{\'e}tico en nutrici{\'o}n artificial: Segunda lecci{\'o}n Jes{\'u}s Culebras},
  author={Miguel Le{\'o}n Sanz},
A primary goal of nutritional support is to provide the energy requirements needed to sustain metabolic processes, maintain body temperature and tissue repair. The beginnings of artificial nutrition were characterized by high calorie nutritional formulae. The assimilation of physiological concepts, accumulating research data and clinical experience led to a progressive reduction of this intake. During the decade of the 90s of the past century, the concept of permissive underfeeding was… CONTINUE READING