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Premorbid obesity, but not nutrition, prevents critical illness-induced muscle wasting and weakness.

Goossens C; Marques MB; Derde S; Vander Perre S; Dufour T; Thiessen SE; Guiza F; Janssens T; Hermans G; Vanhorebeek I; De Bock K; Van den Berghe G; Langouche L.
Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle.

Study to test hypothesis that fat mobilized from excess adipose tissue during critical illness provides energy more efficiently than exogenous macronutrients toward prevention of lean tissue wasting.

Protein nutrition and exercise survival kit for critically ill. [Review]

Weijs PJM
Current Opinion in Critical Care.

Recent literature updates regarding protein nutrition and exercise of the critically ill.

Clinical nutrition and gastrointestinal dysfunction in critically ill stroke patients

Patejdl R; Kastner M; Kolbaske S; Wittstock M.
Neurological Research.

The study investigated whether patterns of altered gastrointestinal motility differ between patients with stroke and other severe acute brain diseases

Prevalence of Hyponatremia and Its Associated Morbimortality in Hospitalized Patients Receiving Parenteral Nutrition.

Gomez-Hoyos E; Cuesta M; Del Prado-Gonzalez N; Matia P; Perez-Ferre N; De Luis DA; Calle-Pascual A; Rubio MA; Runkle-De la Vega I.
Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism.

Retrospective study in patients receiving total parenteral nutrition in a tertiary hospital matched to control group charting demographic data, Charlson Comorbidity Index and more data groups.

Paediatric Home Parenteral Nutrition in the Czech Republic and ItsDevelopment: Multicentre Retrospective Study 1995-2011.

Styblova J; Kalousova J; Adamcova M; Bajerova K; Bronsky J; Fencl F; Karaskova E; Keslova P; Melek J; Pozler O; Sebron V; Sulakova A; Tejnicka J; Tlaskal P; Tomasek L; Vlkova B; Szitanyi P; Czech Home Parenteral Nutrition Group of the Society of Clini
Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism.

Report on the outcomes of pediatric home parenteral nutrition program during its development in the Czech Republic.

Nutrient intake and contribution of home enteral nutrition to meeting nutritional requirements after oesophagectomy and total gastrectomy.

Baker ML; Halliday V; Robinson P; Smith K; Bowrey DJ.
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Study to evaluate nutrition after esophago-gastric resection and the influence of home jejunostomy feeding in up to six months after surgery.

The home management of Artificial Nutrition: a survey among doctors and nurses.

Gamberi S; Calamassi D; Coletta D; Dolenti S; Valoriani A; Tarquini R.
Acta Bio-Medica de l Ateneo Parmense.

Survey was to identify the perceptions of nurses and doctors, as well as comparing to their perceived competence in Artificial Nutrition and compare their perceived versus actual knowledge and management methods.

Routine gastric residual volume measurement and energy target achievement in the PICU: a comparison study.

Tume LN; Bickerdike A; Latten L; Davies S; Lefevre MH; Nicolas GW; Valla FV.
European Journal of Pediatrics.

Comparison outcomes in two similar European Paediatric Intensive Care Units to determine if GRV (PICU-GRV) or (PICU-noGRV) is best to determine achievement of adequate energy intake.

Tolerability of Enteral Nutrition in Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Septic Shock Who Require Vasopressors.

Merchan C; Altshuler D; Aberle C; Papadopoulos J; Schwartz D.
Journal of Intensive Care Medicine.

The objective of this study is to evaluate the tolerability of enteral nutrition in patients with septic shock who require vasopressor support and determine factors associated with enteral nutrition tolerance.

Does rapid enteral feeding increase intestinal morbidity in very low birth weight infants? A retrospective analysis.

Belling-Dierks F; Glaser K; Wirbelauer J; Rucker V; Frieauff E.
Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine.

Investigation into the association of a standardized rapid enteral feeding strategy with intestinal morbidity in very low birth weight infants.