Nutrition Support for the Critically Ill Patient: A Guide to Practice

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Overview

Nutrition Support for the Critically Ill Patient: A Guide to Practice provides state-of-the-art practices and key principles of nutrition support through evidence-based medicine.

Following a review of the metabolic alterations that occur during critical illness, this book discusses the nutrient requirements of critically ill patients as well as their needs for specialized nutrients. It covers issues surrounding the delivery of nutrition support to the critically ill, outlines the unique nutritional needs throughout the lifecycle, and describes the special considerations for the diseases and complications that can occur in critically ill patients. The text concludes with professional issues, such as ethical and economic considerations, as well as an extensive list of current references, protocols, tables, figures, and case studies

This practical reference is written by a distinguished panel of authors who continue to commit their careers to the nutritional support of critically ill patients. It is designed for all critical care practitioners, including physicians, nutritionists, dieticians, nurses, pharmacists, and respiratory therapists.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849321535
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 2/22/2005
  • Pages: 712
  • Sales rank: 1,136,687
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

METABOLIC ALTERATIONS IN THE CRITICALLY ILL
Metabolic Response to Stress, Maria Isabel Toulson Davisson Correi and Carolina Trancoso Almeida
Carbohydrate Metabolism - Stress versus Non-Stressed State, Mary Marian and Katherine Connor
Protein Metabolism - Stress versus Non-Stressed State, Peter Fürst
Lipid Metabolism - Stress versus Non-Stressed State, Dan L. Waitzberg, Raquel S. Torrinhas, and Letícia De Nardi

NUTRIENTS FOR THE CRITICALLY ILL
Nutrition Assessment and Monitoring, Marion F. Winkler
Energy Requirements, David Frankenfield
Macronutrient Requirements, Jennifer Lefton and Peter P. Lopez
Micronutrient Requirements, Krishnan Sriram and Jorge I. Cue'
Fluid and Electrolytes: Acid - Base Disorders, Maria R. Lucarelli, Lindsay J. Pell, Mary Beth Shirk, and Jay M. Mirtallo
Fiber and Probiotics, Stig Bengmark
Novel Immune Nutrients, Joanna Lipp and Harry Sax

DELIVERY OF NUTRITION SUPPORT IN THE CRITICALLY ILL
Parenteral versus Enteral Feeding, Naren Gupta and Robert G Martindale
Nutrition During Low Flow States, Hank Schmidt and Robert Martindale
Parenteral Access, Troy Kimsey
Enteral Access, Beth Taylor and John Mazuski
Enteral Formulations, Ainsley M. Malone
Parenteral Formulations, Michael Christensen
Complications of Parenteral Feeding, Elaina Szesezski and Suzanne Benjamin
Enteral Feeding Challenges, Carol Rees Parrish, Joseph Krenitsky, and Carolyn Kusenda
Drug-Nutrient Interactions, Rex O. Brown

NUTRITION THROUGHOUT THE LIFECYCLE IN THE CRITICALLY ILL
Pregnancy, Patricia J. Bishop and Elizabeth B. Sedlak
Neonates, Sandor Nagy and Jatinder Bhatia
Pediatrics, Lori Kowalski and Anita Nucci
Geriatrics, Alice E. Buchanan, Marie-Andrée Roy and Gordon L Jensen

PHYSIOLOGIC STRESS
Trauma, Rosemary A. Kozar, Margaret M. McQuiggan and Frederick A. Moore
Burns and Wound Healing, Teresa Mayes and Michele M. Gottschlich
Solid Organ Transplant, Jeanette Hasse and Srinath Chinnakotla

SPECIFIC SYSTEM FAILURE
Pulmonary Failure, Mary S. McCarthy
Renal Failure, Tom Stone McNees
Hepatic Failure, Adam D. Waller and Ayaz J.Chaudhary
Cardiac Failure, Christine Hummell
Acute Brain Injury, L. Lee Jimenez and Frank Davis
Acute Pancreatitis, Rémy F. Meier and Christoph Beglinger
General Surgery Patient, Kenneth A. Kudsk

GENERAL SYSTEMIC FAILURES
Systemic Inflammatory Response and Sepsis, Mark Oltermann
Cancer and Immunodeficiency, Vanessa Fuchs and Jose L.Sandoval
Endocrine Disorders, Nicole M. Daignault, Daniel P. Griffith, Concepcion Fernandez-Estivariz and Thomas R. Ziegler
Obesity, Joe Lacy, Beverley Borjas, Rebecca Lee and Jonathan Kushner

PROFESSIONAL ISSUES
Ethical Considerations, M. Patricia Fuhrman
Quality and Performance Improvement, Mary Krystofiak Russell
Economic Considerations of Nutrition in the Critically Ill, Gail Cresci and Teresa R. Schmidt

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