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
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
A. Enteral supplements. B. A gluten-free diet. C. A proton pump inhibitor. ... A gluten-free diet is used for treating celiac sprue, which this patient does not have.
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.
Guidelines 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
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.
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.
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
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. 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
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.