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ICU Management

ICU Patients: Impact of Nutritional Support on Outcomes

2017 05 Sep

Survivorship is at the forefront of critical care research, hence it is imperative that nutrition studies carefully consider biological mechanisms and trial design because these factors can strongly influence outcomes, in particular long-term physical and functional outcome, says a review paper in the journal Critical Care. "Failure to do so may lead... Read more

ICU Management

New Screening Tool Identifies Patients at Risk for Malnutrition

2017 17 Jun

According to a new study, patients who are at risk for malnutrition when undergoing heart surgery can now be more easily identified leading to better intervention and improved surgical outcomes. The study is published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Malnutrition during the post-operative period can lead to high morbidity and mortality as well as... Read more