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Critical illness

Continuous Versus Bolus Gastric Feeding in Children Receiving Mechanical Ventilation: A Systematic Review.

To determine the efficacy of bolus versus continuous gastric feedings to improve
nutrition delivery in critically ill children receiving mechanical ventilation.

Nutrition in the critically ill surgical patient

The aim of the study was to present recent findings related to providing adequate and well tolerated nutrition to the critically ill surgical patient.

Update on nutritional assessment and therapy in critical care

The purpose of this review was to summarize recent data regarding nutritional assessment and interventions in intensive care units.

Association between enteral macronutrient delivery and inflammatory response in critically ill children.

We assessed the amount of enteral macronutrients delivered compared to estimated requirements, and the association between delivered macronutrients and systemic inflammation.

Clinical Nutrition in Critical Care Medicine - Guideline of the German Society for Nutritional Medicine (DGEM).

This present guideline provides clinicians with updated consensus-based recommendations for clinical nutrition in adult critically ill patients who suffer from at least one acute organ dysfunction
requiring specific drug therapy and/or a mechanical support device to maintain organ function.

Nutrient Intake in the First Two Weeks of Life and Brain Growth in Preterm Neonates.

The objectives were to determine the association of energy and macronutrient intake to total brain growth and white matter maturation, to examine effect of critical illness, to investigate the relationship with neurodevelopmental outcomes.