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The Expanding Boundaries of ICU Nutrition

2019 26 Sep

This symposium explores the different aspects of nutrition in the ICU and how nutritional requirements of the critically ill patient are met effectively. There is an overview of nutritional monitoring practices and how we could improve them for better nutritional delivery. There is also an overview of the DIVINE study which investigates the use of different... Read more

The Metabolic Phenotype of Skeletal Muscle During Early Critical Illness

2019 26 Sep

The Muscle UK Critical Care program was set up 10 years ago and focused on the association between muscle and skeletal muscle wasting to weakness to clinical outcome. There are a total of five pivotal trials, including Bernhard Jonghe et al. 1  and Herridge M. 2  that looked at skeletal muscle weakness and its impact on patients. In the Herridge study,... Read more