Enteral nutrition in the critically ill patient : a critical review of the evidence.
To examine the relationship between enteral nutrition (EN) and infection in the critically ill.
Computerized search of published research and review of relevant reference lists.
151 citations were reviewed and 39 articles met selection criteria.
Primary studies were included if they evaluated EN in critically ill humans and its effect on infectious morbidity and mortality.
Measurements and results
Relevant data were abstracted on the timing and impact of EN on morbidity, the optimal route of administration, composition and pH of EN, and bacterial contamination of EN.
Mots-clés Pascal : Maladie, Etat critique, Alimentation, Voie entérale, Morbidité, Complication, Solution nutritive élémentaire, Composition chimique, Voie administration, Etude statistique, Infection, Analyse corrélation, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Epidémiologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Disease, Critical state, Feeding, Enteral administration, Morbidity, Complication, Elemental diet, Chemical composition, Route of administration, Statistical study, Infection, Correlation analysis, Human, United States, North America, America, Epidemiology
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Cote : 94-0177775
Code Inist : 002B27B07. Création : 199406.