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Xuejiao Wei, Andrew G Day, Hélène Ouellette-Kuntz, Daren K Heyland
OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between short-term nutritional adequacy received while in the ICU and long-term outcomes including 6-month survival and health-related quality of life in critically ill patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation. DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of data prospectively collected in the context of a multicenter randomized controlled trial. SETTING: An international sample of ICUs. PATIENTS: Adult patients who were mechanically ventilated for more than 8 days in the ICU...
August 2015: Critical Care Medicine
D C Gunn
Clinical incinerators are important combustion appliances which need to meet emission regulations of increasing severity. In present designs the principles of overfeed and underfeed ignition, well established for coal firing, do not appear to have been appreciated in the incinerator field. It is suggested that important advantages could accrue from using overfeed rather than underfeed ignition and complete rather than partial combustion in the primary chamber.
May 1993: Health Estate Journal: Journal of the Institute of Hospital Engineering
G F Russell, J Treasure, I Eisler
BACKGROUND: Women with anorexia nervosa have a reduced fertility but they may have borne children before the onset of their illness or after partial recovery. Little is known on how to identify the anorexic mothers who underfeed their children and how to manage them. This article aims to remedy these gaps. METHODS: The clinical scientific method is the only means of identifying the children of anorexic mothers who are at risk. Eight such mothers were identified as a result of obtaining serial measurements of the children's weights and heights over time...
January 1998: Psychological Medicine
R J Pruitt, L R Corah
Simmental and Hereford bulls were individually fed varying levels of the same diet to determine the effects of energy intake after weaning, degree of fatness, and short-term weight change on reproductive characteristics of yearling beef bulls. For 200 d (ending in May), 29 Simmentals were fed an average of 14.6, 19.2 or 23.8 Mcal and 27 Herefords were fed 13.4, 17.5 or 22.2 Mcal metabolizable energy per bull daily. Bulls then were adjusted to a roughage diet for 10 d before grazing brome pasture for 38 d (ending in June)...
November 1985: Journal of Animal Science
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