High nutrition risk identifies those patients most likely to benefit from early EN therapy. ... Use EN over PN in critically ill patients who require nutrition support therapy.
G uidelines for the diagnosis of malnutrition were published in the May 2012 Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, representing a consensus statement of the American Academy of Nutrition ... and Dietetics (the Academy) and the American
Nutrition support experts want you to think of food as a drug. ... Whatever the method—food on a plate, enteral, parenteral—the nutrition support experts just want hospitalists to make sure everyone's getting fed.
modulated nutrition was associated with a higher 6-month mortality rate: 54% (95% CI, 40% to 67%) vs. ... g/kg of body weight per day, day 3) of the standard nutrition.
A. Enteral nutrition via nasogastric feeding tube. B. Enteral nutrition via percutaneous jejunal feeding tube. ... Decreasing the lipids in this patient's diet, rather than in his parenteral nutrition, may provide some clinical improvement, because oral
The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) last week published a position paper with recommendations for using parenteral nutrition glutamine supplementation. ... More research is needed on glutamine-supplemented PN in specific
Take a humorous look at a fictional doctor's quest to get some food during a busy day. ... I'll get something at conference. They always have food there,” she mumbled to herself.
Nutrition therapy provided by ICUs often fails to meet guideline recommendations in a number of areas, a new study found. ... An article in the August 2009 issue of ACP Hospitalist addressed the challenges of providing appropriate nutrition therapy to
Similarly with nutrition, you can imagine interventions that might include counseling patients' [families] to bring food in from home if that's more palatable than what's in the hospital or ... avoiding unnecessarily prescribing things like a low-salt or
Individualized nutritional support in the hospital associated with slightly better clinical outcomes
Individualized nutritional support appeared to improve survival and other clinical outcomes in at-risk medical inpatients versus standard hospital food, according to a recent study. ... Patients in the control group received standard hospital food and