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ICU Management

Addressing Malnutrition in Critically Ill Patients

2019 26 Sep

Baxter launches a new parenteral nutrition formulation designed to meet the need for higher protein provision in Europe and signs a global partnership with COSMED to commercialise Q-NRG+, a metabolic monitoring device that utilises indirect calorimetry technology.  Malnutrition in the ICU  Around 20 to 50% of hospital patients, including those... Read more

ICU Management

Late parenteral nutrition beneficial to undernourished critically ill children

2018 19 Sep

In undernourished critically ill children, withholding parenteral nutrition (PN) for one week was clinically superior to early PN, according to a subanalysis of the Pediatric Early vs. Late Parenteral Nutrition in Intensive Care Unit (PEPaNIC) randomised clinical trial.  "In this subanalysis of 289 undernourished critically ill children with... Read more

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Provision of Nutrients: Introducing the Baby Stomach Concept

2017 21 Jun

New advances in healthcare have changed our understanding of nutritional needs during critical illness. Till now, the concept of more is better prevailed and the use of high tidal volumes (10-12 ml/kg) was deemed appropriate in patients with ARDS. However, new findings contradict these beliefs.  Results of the Early versus Late Parenteral Nutrition... Read more