Nutrition and Ventilatory Function by R. Corsico
The editors have collated concise reports on their recent activity from authors who are all at the forefront of the current work in their countries in this very topical field.
Table of ContentsNutrition and Malnutrition.- 1. Anthropometric Parameters in the Assessment of Nutritional Status.- 2. Serum and Immunological Parameters in the Assessment of Nutritional Status.- 3. Energy Balance.- Pathophysiology of Malnutrition in COPD.- 4. Epidemiology of Malnutrition in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.- 5. Energy Expenditure in Chronic Lung Disease.- 6. Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids as Nutritional Modulators of the Pulmonary Response to Sepsis.- Effects of Malnutrition on Ventilatory System.- 7. Nutritional Status and Respiratory Mechanics.- 8. A Preliminary Report on the Effects of Malnutrition on Skeletal Muscle Composition in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.- 9. Malnutrition and Lung Host Defenses: Implications for the Pathogenesis and Prevention of Pneumonia.- 10. Respiratory Muscle Function in the Obese.- 11. Eating Behavior in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.- Clinical Aspects of Malnutrition in COPD.- 12. The Effects of Nutritional Support to Malnourished ambulatory Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients.- 13. Lung Alveolar Modifications and Nutrition in Malnourished Patients on Mechanical Ventilation: a Preliminary Report.- 14. Nutrition in ARDS and Multiorgan Failure.- 15. Metabolic Support and Energy Supply for Acute Respiratory Failure.- 16. Cachexia in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.- Nutritional Therapy.- 17. Macronutrient Effect on Metabolism and Ventilation in Patients with Chronic Lung Disease.- 18. Parenteral Nutrition in Cystic Fibrosis.- 19. Oral Intake, O2, Dyspnea, Dysphagia and Other Considerations in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients.- 20. Influence of Body Mass Index on Maximal Static Respiratory Pressures.- 21. The Effect of Resistive Breathing Training Combined with Nutritional Supplementation in Malnourished Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.