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ICU Management

New ESPEN Guidelines for Nutrition in the Critically Ill: Help, What Happened!?

2019 26 Sep

ESPEN guidelines for nutrition in critical illness have shifted from optimistic anticipative nutritional pharmacotherapy towards cautious and balanced metabolic support. This important new orientation in ICU nutrition management is a consequence of recent strong RCT-based evidence.   Introduction   Recently, the new ESPEN guidelines for critically... Read more

ICU Management

New Trends in ICU Nutrition

2019 26 Sep

The new trends in nutrition management included in the last guidelines are discussed, in particular the route and the dose of calories and proteins recommended. During the last decade, numerous paradigms and dogmas based on observational cohort studies were challenged by the publication of large multicentre prospective randomised controlled... Read more

ICU Management

Emerging Concepts in Nutritional Therapy for the Critically Ill Child

2019 26 Sep

Prudent strategies to optimise nutrition for the critically ill child, improving long-term outcomes, and preserving quality of life. Introduction   Optimal delivery of nutrients to the critically ill patient might prevent nutritional deterioration and expedite recovery. Prospective cohort studies have demonstrated the independent association... Read more