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ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 3, 2016

2016 27 Sep

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Is Enteral Feeding Feasible Early After Abdominal Crisis?

2016 27 Sep

The enteral route is commonly accepted as the first choice for providing ‏nutrition to patients in the ICU with stable haemodynamics and a functional ‏gastrointestinal (GI) tract. However, there is wide uncertainty ‏regarding safe enteral nutrition in patients with critical pathology in the ‏abdomen. In the current review we address different abdominal... Read more

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Potential Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Muscle Wasting in Early Critical Illness

2016 30 May

This review will briefly discuss the potential role of nutrition and the  schedule of delivery on reducing skeletal muscle wasting in early critical illness. Increasing numbers of patients are surviving critical illness due to treatment advances in the early management of acutely unwell patients. This survival advantage is reflected as an increase in... Read more

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Volume 16 - Issue 2, 2016

2016 27 May

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Dietitians in Critical Care - A Fundamental and Evolving Role

2016 11 Mar

Nutrition in Critical Care Patients in the critical care setting are at risk of malnutrition (Heyland et al. 2011). The provision of nutrition support (enteral or parenteral) to critically ill patients is vital, but achieving the optimum quantity and balance is a contentious topic. There are two major and contradictory perspectives with respect to how... Read more

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Nutrition Therapy - ASPEN/SCCM Updated Guidelines

2016 19 Jan

The 2009 American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) nutrition therapy guidelines for critically ill patients have been updated by a multidisciplinary committee of experts in clinical nutrition and are published by ASPEN and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.The guidelines... Read more

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86th NNIW – Protein in Neonatal and Infant Nutrition Recent Updates

2015 27 Jul

150 nutrition experts and key opinion leaders in the field of pediatrics from 26 countries gathered in China in May 24-27th to share their views and opinions on “Protein in Neonatal and Infant Nutrition: Recent Updates”. This 86th Nestle Nutrition Institute workshop brought together world-leading experts to discuss the new development in protein in... Read more

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A.S.P.E.N. Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Series and Certificate of Training Program

2015 17 Jul

A.S.P.E.N. is a new training series focusing on fluids, electrolytes and acid-base. If you need a better understanding of fluid and electrolyte management and if acid-base frequently puzzles you, then this training series is for you. Learn how to diagnose and treat the various extracellular and intracellular electrolyte disorders in your nutrition support... Read more

Executive Health Management

15th International Nutrition & Diagnostics Conference (INDC)

2015 22 Apr

INDC 2015 – The International Nutrition & Diagnostics Conference 2015 is an international forum for scientific discussion focused on understanding the relationship and connections between nutrition and clinical diagnostics.The aim of this multidisciplinary conference is to bridge the gaps between the specialists and fields of science as diverse as nutrition,... Read more

Cardiology Management

Eating Blueberries Linked to Blood Pressure

2015 12 Jan

Blueberries can help people control pre-hypertensive and stage 1-hypertensive blood pressure. Florida State University researchers found that daily consumption of blueberries results in dramatic reductions of systolic and diastolic blood pressure.The study was published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and surveyed 48 women to... Read more

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