Nutrition for the Hospitalized Patient

Nutrition for the Hospitalized Patient

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This work offers detailed coverage of the biochemical and metabolic framework that forms the basis for the current theory of nutrition support. It presents analyses of the practical aspects of providing nutrition to hospitalized patients, and examines nutrition support in critical care and sepsis, cancer, gastrointestinal disease, cardiac and pulmonary disease, burns, renal failure, newborns and children, pregnancy, AIDS, neurological impairment and perioperative patients.It was found to increase the appetite and caloric intake in a group of burned patients (96). ... Although the administration of only 50 ml of 20% fat emulsion once each week will satisfy essential fatty acid needs, fat is recognized as a valuable caloric source. ... When fat emulsions are infused, it is known that uncleared fat interferes with the accuracy of many serum laboratory tests and possibly with theanbsp;...

Title:Nutrition for the Hospitalized Patient
Publisher:CRC Press - 1995-01-25


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