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Nutrition Support for the Critically Ill Patient
A Guide to Practice
edited by Gail Cresci

Nutrition Support for the Critically Ill Patient provides state-of-the-art practices and key principles of nutrition support through evidence-based medicine.

Features:

  • Covers all aspects of nutrition for the critically ill patient
  • Provides guidance from an expert currently practicing in the critical care setting
  • Includes case studies, protocols, and flow charts

Contents

Metabolic Alterations in the Critically Ill

  • Metabolic Response to Stress
  • Carbohydrate Metabolism - Stress versus Non-Stressed State
  • Protein Metabolism - Stress versus Non-Stressed State
  • Lipid Metabolism - Stress versus Non-Stressed State

Nutrients for the Critically Ill

  • Nutrition Assessment and Monitoring
  • Energy Requirements
  • Macronutrient Requirements
  • Micronutrient Requirements
  • Fluid and Electrolytes: Acid - Base Disorders
  • Fiber and Probiotics
  • Novel Immune Nutrients

Delivery of Nutrition Support in the Critically Ill

  • Parenteral versus Enteral Feeding
  • Nutrition During Low Flow States
  • Parenteral Access
  • Enteral Access
  • Enteral Formulations
  • Parenteral Formulations
  • Complications of Parenteral Feeding
  • Enteral Feeding Challenges
  • Drug-Nutrient Interactions

Nutrition throughout the Lifecycle in the Critically Ill

  • Pregnancy
  • Neonates
  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics

Physiologic Stress

  • Trauma
  • Burns and Wound Healing
  • Solid Organ Transplant

Specific System Failure

  • Pulmonary Failure
  • Renal Failure
  • Hepatic Failure
  • Cardiac Failure
  • Acute Brain Injury
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • General Surgery Patient

General Systemic Failures

  • Systemic Inflammatory Response and Sepsis
  • Cancer and Immunodeficiency
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Obesity

Professional Issues

  • Ethical Considerations
  • Quality and Performance Improvement
  • Economic Considerations of Nutrition in the Critically Ill

Index

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Nutrition Support for the Critically Ill Patient
A Guide to Practice
edited by Gail Cresci

2005 712 pages $128.95 + shipping
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