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Premixed vs Compounded Parenteral Nutrition: Effects of Total Parenteral Nutrition Shortage on Clinical Practice.

Bonnes SL; Austin KE; Carnell JJ; Salonen BR.
Current Nutrition Reports.

Safety of remixed TPN versus compounded TPN when comparing the risk of bloodstream infection.

Long-term outcomes related to timing of parenteral nutrition in critically ill children.

Mehta NM.
The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.

PEPaNIC trial investigators report at 2-year follow-up among patients in a late parenteral nutrition group.

Disparate Candida albicans Biofilm Formation in Clinical Lipid Emulsions Due to Capric Acid-Mediated Inhibition.

Willems HME; Stultz JS; Coltrane ME; Fortwendel JP; Peters BM.
Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy.

We sought to determine whether administration of various clinical lipid emulsions impacted biofilm growth in C. albicans.

Cholestasis affects enteral tolerance and prospective weight gain in the NICU.

Niccum M; Khan MN; Middleton JP; Vergales BD; Syed S.
Clinical Nutrition ESPEN.

We described key features of cholestatic infants receiving parenteral nutrition to assess overall outcomes at our institution.

Major publications in critical care pharmacotherapy literature in 2018

Newsome AS; Bissell BD; Burry LD; Defayette AA; Gagnon DJ; Gilbert BW; Kramer CJ; Miller CJ; Semanco M; Smith MN; Hammond DA.
Journal of Critical Care.

The purpose was to summarize selected original critical care pharmacotherapy research published in 2018.

Changes of plasma acetylcholine and inflammatory markers in critically ill patients during early enteral nutrition: A prospective observational study.

Tao G; Min-Hua C; Feng-Chan X; Yan C; Ting S; Wei-Qin L; Wen-Kui Y.
Journal of Critical Care.

Critically ill patients treated with early enteral nutrition were observed to explore whether this treatment affected Ach levels and inflammation.

Pilot study investigating the effect of enteral and parenteral nutrition on the gastrointestinal microbiome post-allogeneic transplantation.

Andersen S; Staudacher H; Weber N; Kennedy G; Varelias A; Banks M; Bauer J.
British Journal of Haematology.

The study aimed to determine if there is a difference in the microbiome between patients receiving enteral nutrition and parenteral nutrition post-allogeneic haematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation.

Experience of Using a Semielemental Formula for Home Enteral Nutrition in Children: A Multicenter Cross-sectional Study.

Leonard M; Caldari D; Mas E; Lambe C; Comte A; Ley D; Peretti N; Borderon C; Marinier E; Coste ME; Lamireau T; Rubio A; Turquet A; Dubern B; Dabadie A; Gautry J; Kyheng M; Guimber D; Gottrand F.
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition.

The aim was to describe patients on home enteral nutrition with Peptamen Junior, including tolerance and nutritional efficacy of the product.

The importance of enteral nutrition to prevent or treat undernutrition in children undergoing treatment for cancer.

Trehan A; Viani K; da Cruz LB; Sagastizado SZ; Ladas EJ.
Pediatric Blood & Cancer.

This review describes enteral nutritional interventions for pediatric patients undergoing cancer treatment.

Home medical nutrition during SARS-CoV-2 pandemic - A position paper.

Matras P; Klek S; Folwarski M et.al.
Clinical Nutrition ESPEN.

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 is the cause of a worldwide rapidly spreading illness. Patients fed enterally and parenterally at home are exposed to the same risk of infection. A literature search identified no relevant systematic reviews. So, a panel of experts from home
medical nutrition centers in Poland was formed.