New trends in icu nutrition

New Trends in ICU  nutrition  Who Should Eat? All patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) for more than 48 hours should be given special attention due to nutritional risk. The composite score is not very different from that of other inpatients.  When and how?  It should be used if oral or enteral routes… Continue reading New trends in icu nutrition

Biomarkers in ICU nutrition

In critically ill patients with organ dysfunction, biomarkers in ICU nutrition play an important role. Similar to metabolic adaptation to critical disease, an adaptation of cells to nutrient limitations can occur rapidly and is mediated by proteins that determine levels of anabolic substrates or cellular energy. For example, mechanistic targeting of rapamycin (mTOR) protein kinase… Continue reading Biomarkers in ICU nutrition