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ICU Management

2023 06 Feb

The international critical care nutrition guidelines recommend a wide range of protein doses that are based on low-quality evidence. The impact of high-dose protein in critically ill patients is unknown.  A study was conducted to test the hypothesis that a higher dose of protein improves clinical outcomes in critically ill patients. This was an...Read more

ICU Management

2019 26 Sep

Baxter launches a new parenteral nutrition formulation designed to meet the need for higher protein provision in Europe and signs a global partnership with COSMED to commercialise Q-NRG+, a metabolic monitoring device that utilises indirect calorimetry technology.  Malnutrition in the ICU  Around 20 to 50% of hospital patients, including those...Read more

ICU Management

2016 08 Nov

Solving the conundrum of underfeeding of critically ill patients in practice while guidelines recommend generous feeding is the subject of an article in F1000Research, by L. John  Hoffer, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Canada and Bruce Bistrian, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical...Read more