From Nutrition Support To Pharmacologic Nutrition In The Icu by Kenneth A. KudskFrom Nutrition Support To Pharmacologic Nutrition In The Icu by Kenneth A. Kudsk

From Nutrition Support To Pharmacologic Nutrition In The Icu

byKenneth A. KudskEditorClaude Pichard, Kenneth A. Kudsk

Paperback | January 21, 2002

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Critically ill and critically injured patients require specialized nutrition support to avoid the complications of progressive malnutrition. There is a paucity of information providing practical solutions to these difficult clinical problems. From Nutrition Support to Pharmacologic Nutrition in the ICU focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of the management of this high-risk patient population. Each chapter presents a state-of-the-art discussion of nutritional and metabolic issues relevant to this resource-intensive patient population and contains current references, liberal tables and figures, and the personal insights of recognized international leaders in this field.
Title:From Nutrition Support To Pharmacologic Nutrition In The IcuFormat:PaperbackDimensions:497 pagesPublished:January 21, 2002Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540426043

ISBN - 13:9783540426042

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From the contents: Nutritional Care in the ICU: Nutrition-Related Outcome in Critical Care.- Components of Nutritional Therapy: Fatty Acids, Lipoproteins and Lipid Emulsions. Trace Elements and Vitamins.- Delivery of Nutritional Therapy: Value of an Organized Nutrition Support Service in ICU Care. Enteral vs Parenteral Feeding in Critical Illness. Obtaining and Maintaining Access for Nutrition Support. Drug-Nutrient Interactions in the Critically Ill.- Delivery of Nutrition Support to Treat Unique Problems of the Patient: Nutritional Assessment. Nutritional Effects on Respiratory and Muscle Dysfunction in ICU Patients. Perioperative Nutrition in Elective Surgery. Nutrition Support in Neurologic Injury. Liver Function: Alteration and Insufficiency. Nutrition Support of Critically Ill Obese Patients. Effect of Route of Administration of Immunonutrition Compounds.- The Future: Stress-Related Catabolism: Counter Measures. New Nitrogen-containing Substrates in Artificial Nutrition.