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?This text provides a review of the current knowledge in both the mechanics of nourishing the critically ill and the metabolic and immunological roles nutrients play. In-depth chapters discuss disease-related malnutrition as distinct from under-or-over nourishment and the impact of nourishment in either form of malnutrition. The appropriate timing and indications for nutrition support are provided as well as advanced techniques for improving practice. A broad range of issues related to interdisciplinary practice are addressed. Useful for a wide variety of practitioners, including ICU doctors, hospitalists, and nutrition support physicians,Nutrition Support of the Critically Ill provides practical bedside advice and simplified recommendations for practice.
Number of Pages: 413
Genre: Medical, Science
Sub-Genre: Nutrition, Life Sciences / Biochemistry
Series Title: Nutrition and Health
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Street Date: December 2, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-4919
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