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Improving Clinical Outcomes With Early Enteral Nutrition

2022 14 Oct

An overview of the benefits of early enteral nutrition, clinical evidence and recommendations, reasons for delayed enteral feeding in critically ill patients and optimal solutions. Early enteral nutrition is proven to improve clinical outcomes and reduce acute care costs. Nutrition clinicians support the belief that enteral nutrition is... Read more

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2022 14 Jun

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Nutrition Monitoring and Patient Data Management Systems

2022 25 May

An overview of nutritional targets and their impact on critically ill patients and the need to use a systematic approach to nutritional support for optimal patient outcomes. Critically ill patients are often hypermetabolic and catabolic and are at a higher risk of underfeeding. Nutritional support for these patients can prevent energy... Read more

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Indirect Calorimetry in Critically Ill Patients

2022 10 May

In a new review, the authors identify the pros and cons of indirect calorimetry to estimate resting energy expenditure and define individual nutritional energy targets among critically ill patients.  Indirect calorimetry (IC) is a monitoring tool that provides factual information on metabolism. There is significant evidence to show an important... Read more

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CPSDA Annual Conference 2022

2022 16 May

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Michelle McMacken, MD, Facp, Dipablm Appointed Executive Director of Nutrition and Lifestyle

2022 13 Jan

Dr. McMacken will lead system-wide efforts to improve nutrition and lifestyle education for patients and health care professionals, and advance access to nutritious foods and plant-based meals for patients NYC Health + Hospitals has announced the appointment of Michelle McMacken, MD, FACP, DipABLM as Executive Director of Nutrition and Lifestyle... Read more

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Indirect Calorimetry in Mechanically Ventilated Patients to Assess Nutritional Targets

2021 23 Nov

An overview of the physiological aspects of indirect calorimetry, its limitations in use, the available literature and future prospects for tailored nutrition. Introduction Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) is an essential part of patient care in the intensive care unit (ICU) setting. Similar to mechanical ventilation and haemodynamic... Read more