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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29680333/hydroelectrolytic-and-infectious-complications-in-one-year-of-parenteral-nutrition-in-critical-care
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A López, J J Varela, M M Cid, M Couñago, N Gago
OBJECTIVE: Parenteral nutrition consists of the intravenous administration of macronutrients, micronutrients and electrolytes. Our objectives were to evaluate the biochemical alterations during the first ten days of initiation and to quantify the bacteremia related to the central venous catheter during the administration of parenteral nutrition. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Retrospective study of incidence and prevalence. We included 51 patients who started intravenous nutritional support therapy at Critical Care...
April 18, 2018: Revista Española de Anestesiología y Reanimación
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29678304/improving-postoperative-neonatal-nutritional-practices-in-an-intensive-care-unit-using-the-pdsa-cycle
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Jennifer Newcombe, Eileen Fry-Bowers
Quality Improvement models offer a framework for health care professionals to follow in implementing process improvement changes. Use of these models promotes a systematic approach to problem solving, keeps providers from eliminating important steps, facilitates team work, and provides a clear plan for ongoing communication. This paper describes use of the Plan-Do-Study-Act model to implement a unit-based quality improvement project that focused on improving postoperative nutritional practices for neonates with critical congenital heart disease following complex cardiac surgery...
April 17, 2018: Journal of Pediatric Health Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29670613/innate-immunity-in-the-persistent-inflammation-immunosuppression-and-catabolism-syndrome-and-its-implications-for-therapy
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REVIEW
Hiroyuki Horiguchi, Tyler J Loftus, Russell B Hawkins, Steven L Raymond, Julie A Stortz, McKenzie K Hollen, Brett P Weiss, Elizabeth S Miller, Azra Bihorac, Shawn D Larson, Alicia M Mohr, Scott C Brakenridge, Hironori Tsujimoto, Hideki Ueno, Frederick A Moore, Lyle L Moldawer, Philip A Efron
Clinical and technological advances promoting early hemorrhage control and physiologic resuscitation as well as early diagnosis and optimal treatment of sepsis have significantly decreased in-hospital mortality for many critically ill patient populations. However, a substantial proportion of severe trauma and sepsis survivors will develop protracted organ dysfunction termed chronic critical illness (CCI), defined as ≥14 days requiring intensive care unit (ICU) resources with ongoing organ dysfunction...
2018: Frontiers in Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29661290/factors-affecting-the-caloric-and-protein-intake-over-time-in-critically-ill-trauma-patients
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Tobias Haltmeier, Kenji Inaba, Beat Schnüriger, Stefano Siboni, Elizabeth Benjamin, Lydia Lam, Damon Clark, Demetrios Demetriades
BACKGROUND: Major trauma leads to increased nutritional requirements. However, little is known about the actual amount of calories and protein administered and the factors affecting the intake over time in critically ill trauma patients. METHODS: Prospective study including 100 trauma patients admitted to the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center intensive care unit between March 2014 and October 2014. Inclusion criteria were age > 16 y, surgery at admission, and no oral nutrition...
June 2018: Journal of Surgical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29659093/oral-intake-evaluation-in-patients-following-critical-illness-an-icu-cohort-study
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Rebecca J Jarden, Lynsey Sutton-Smith, Catherine Boulton
Timely and adequate nutrition improves health outcomes for the critically ill patient. Despite clinical guidelines recommending early oral nutrition, survivors of critical illness experience significant nutritional deficits. This cohort study evaluates the oral nutrition intake in intensive care unit (ICU) patients who have experienced recent critical illness. The oral nutrition intake of a convenience sample of ICU patients post-critical illness was observed during a 1-month period. Data pertaining to both the amount of oral nutrition intake and factors impacting optimal oral nutrition intake were collected and analysed...
April 16, 2018: Nursing in Critical Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29658187/overview-of-intensive-care-unit-related-physical-and-functional-impairments-and-rehabilitation-related-devices
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REVIEW
Katie Koester, Heidi Troeller, Sara Panter, Emily Winter, Jayshil J Patel
Rehabilitation after critical illness requires a multidisciplinary effort. Nutrition support of critically ill patients aims to correct the imbalance between protein synthesis and protein degradation to maximize strengthening and muscle mass, whereas physical and occupational therapists focus on optimizing strength and mobility through functional activity to help intensive care (ICU) patients return to their precritical illness level of function and improve quality of life. Early mobility has become the new standard of care for ICU patients...
April 2018: Nutrition in Clinical Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29629982/end-of-life-care-in-icus-in-east-asia-a-comparison-among-china-korea-and-japan
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So Young Park, Jason Phua, Masaji Nishimura, Yiyun Deng, Yan Kang, Keiichi Tada, Younsuck Koh
OBJECTIVES: To compare physicians' perceptions and practice of end-of-life care in the ICU in three East Asian countries cultures similarly rooted in Confucianism. DESIGN: A structured and scenario-based survey of physicians who managed ICU patients from May 2012 to December 2012. SETTING: ICUs in China, Korea, and Japan. SUBJECTS: Specialists who are either intensivists or nonintensivist primary attending physicians in charge of patients (195 in China, 186 in Korea, 224 in Japan)...
April 6, 2018: Critical Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29615158/reduction-in-central-line-associated-bloodstream-infections-in-a-nicu-practical-lessons-for-its-achievement-and-sustainability
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Judith A Hawes, Kyong-Soon Lee
Central venous catheters are commonly used for the provision of parenteral nutrition and medications for critically ill neonates in the NICU. However, central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are a major complication associated with their use and remain an important cause of nosocomial sepsis in NICUs. Central line-associated bloodstream infection has shifted from being an expected routine complication of central line use to an adverse event now evaluated as a critical event with the goal of identifying root causes so future CLABSI events are prevented...
March 1, 2018: Neonatal Network: NN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29603281/association-of-energy-and-protein-delivery-on-skeletal-muscle-mass-changes-in-critically-ill-adults-a-systematic-review
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REVIEW
Kate J Lambell, Susannah J King, Adrienne K Forsyth, Audrey C Tierney
Critically ill patients experience significant and rapid loss of skeletal muscle mass, which has been associated with negative clinical outcomes. The aetiology of muscle wasting is multifactorial and nutrition delivery may play a role. A systematic literature review was conducted to examine the association of energy and/or protein provision on changes in skeletal muscle mass in critically ill patients. Key databases were searched up until March 2016 to identify studies that measured skeletal muscle mass and/or total body protein (TBP) at 2 or more time points during acute critical illness (up to 2 weeks after an intensive care unit [ICU] stay)...
March 30, 2018: JPEN. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29597214/evolution-of-technology-for-continuous-renal-replacement-therapy-forty-years-of-improvement
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Claudio Ronco
Continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration (CAVH) was proposed in 1977 as an alternative treatment for acute renal failure in patients in whom peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis was clinically or technically precluded. In the mid-1980s, this technique was extended to infants and children. CAVH presented important advantages in the areas of hemodynamic stability, control of circulating volume, and nutritional support. However, there were serious shortcomings such as the need for arterial cannulation and limited solute clearance...
2018: Contributions to Nephrology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29584874/secondhand-smoke-exposure-among-high-risk-patients-in-the-u-s-nhanes-2001-2012-implications-for-clinical-practice
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Tahgrid Asfar, Tulay Koru-Sengul, Estefania C Ruano-Herreria, Danielle Sierra, David J Lee, Kristopher L Arheart
Introduction: Patients with cancer, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and respiratory disease are susceptible to health consequences related to secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure. The current study examined the prevalence, time-trends and correlates of SHS exposure among these patients compared to individuals without these diseases (control). Methods: Data were obtained from the 2001-2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. All adults (>20 years old), who were nonsmokers and exposed to SHS (serum cotinine level 0...
March 23, 2018: Nicotine & Tobacco Research: Official Journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29581561/nutritional-risk-assessment-at-admission-can-predict-subsequent-muscle-loss-in-critically-ill-patients
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Amartya Mukhopadhyay, Bee Choo Tai, Deepa Remani, Jeya Henry, Yanika Kowitlawakul, Zudin Amika Puthucheary
Muscle loss in critically ill patients may be related to nutrition. We study the association between modified NUTrition RIsk in the Critically ill (mNUTRIC) score obtained at admission to intensive care unit (ICU) and subsequent muscle loss. We measured rectus femoris cross-sectional area (RFCSA) by ultrasound on days 1, 3, 7, and 10 of ICU admission. We used linear mixed effects model following natural logarithmic transformation of the data. Forty-eight patients (median (IQR) age 66 (55-72.5) years, 71% male, APACHE II score 31 (25-34), BMI 24...
March 26, 2018: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29579571/identifying-reliable-predictors-of-protein-energy-malnutrition-in-hospitalized-frail-older-adults-a-prospective-longitudinal-study
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Gianfranco Sanson, Luca Bertocchi, Eugenia Dal Bo, Carmen Luisa Di Pasquale, Michela Zanetti
BACKGROUND: Decreased food intake is a risk factor for relevant complications (e.g. infections, pressure ulcers), longer hospital stays, higher readmission rates, greater health care costs and increased patient mortality, particularly in frail hospitalized older adults who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition. Nurses are called to improve this criticality, starting from accurately identify patients for malnutrition at hospital admission and effectively monitoring their food intake...
March 7, 2018: International Journal of Nursing Studies
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29577222/-establishment-of-comprehensive-prediction-model-of-acute-gastrointestinal-injury-classification-of-critically-ill-patients
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Yan Wang, Jianrong Wang, Weiwei Liu, Guangliang Zhang
OBJECTIVE: To develop the comprehensive prediction model of acute gastrointestinal injury (AGI) grades of critically ill patients. METHODS: From April 2015 to November 2015, the binary channel gastrointestinal sounds (GIS) monitor system which has been developed and verified by the research group was used to gather and analyze the GIS of 60 consecutive critically ill patients who were admitted in Critical Care Medicine of Chinese PLA General Hospital. Also, the AGI grades (Grande I(-IIII(, the higher the level, the heavier the gastrointestinal dysfunction) were evaluated...
March 25, 2018: Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29576361/can-energy-intake-alter-clinical-and-hospital-outcomes-in-picu
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Bodil M K Larsen, Megan R Beggs, Amanda Y Leong, Sung Hyun Kang, Rabin Persad, Gonzalo Garcia Guerra
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Energy is essential for the treatment and recovery of children admitted to Pediatric Intensive Care Units (PICU). There are significant immediate and long-term health consequences of both under- and over-feeding in this population. Energy requirements of critically ill children vary depending on age, nutritional status, sepsis, fever, pharmacotherapy, and duration and stage of critical illness. This study aimed to determine the incidence of over- and under-feeding and to compare hospital outcomes between these feeding categories...
April 2018: Clinical Nutrition ESPEN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29576356/thickness-of-the-adductor-pollicis-muscle-accuracy-in-predicting-malnutrition-and-length-of-intensive-care-unit-stay-in-critically-ill-surgical-patients-thickness-of-the-adductor-pollicis-muscle-in-surgical-critically-patients
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Thainá Gattermann Pereira, Jaqueline da Silva Fink, Flávia Moraes Silva
BACKGROUNDS & AIMS: new techniques for assessment of nutritional status of critically ill and surgical patients have been investigated to overcome inherent limitations of conventional method. The current study aimed to evaluate the ability of thickness of the adductor pollicis muscle (TAPM) in detecting malnutrition and predicting morbidity and mortality in critically ill surgical patients. METHODS: cohort study of adult patients, assessed within the 48 h of admission to the surgical intensive care unit (ICU) of a public hospital...
April 2018: Clinical Nutrition ESPEN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29576355/nutrition-therapy-for-critically-ill-patients-across-the-asia-pacific-and-middle-east-regions-a-consensus-statement
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Marianna S Sioson, Robert Martindale, Anuja Abayadeera, Nabil Abouchaleh, Dita Aditianingsih, Rungsun Bhurayanontachai, Wei-Chin Chiou, Naoki Higashibeppu, Mohd Basri Mat Nor, Emma Osland, Jose Emmanuel Palo, Nagarajan Ramakrishnan, Medhat Shalabi, Luu Ngan Tam, Jonathan Jit Ern Tan
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Guidance on managing the nutritional requirements of critically ill patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) has been issued by several international bodies. While these guidelines are consulted in ICUs across the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions, there is little guidance available that is tailored to the unique healthcare environments and demographics across these regions. Furthermore, the lack of consistent data from randomized controlled clinical trials, reliance on expert consensus, and differing recommendations in international guidelines necessitate further expert guidance on regional best practice when providing nutrition therapy for critically ill patients in ICUs in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East...
April 2018: Clinical Nutrition ESPEN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29571821/care-of-the-growth-restricted-newborn
#18
REVIEW
Bianca Carducci, Zulfiqar A Bhutta
With the first 1,000 days of life proving to be a critical window of opportunity for physical and cognitive growth and development, an optimal intrauterine environment is vital. If fetus needs are compromised prenatally, there is an increased risk of intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), and infants being born premature, low birth weight (LBW), or small-for-gestational age (SGA). Specialized care of these high-risk infants is necessary in terms of preconception interventions, resuscitation, thermoregulation, nutritional support and kangaroo mother care...
February 26, 2018: Best Practice & Research. Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29570653/elucidating-adverse-nutritional-implications-of-exposure-to-endocrine-disrupting-chemicals-and-mycotoxins-through-stable-isotope-techniques
#19
Victor O Owino, Carolin Cornelius, Cornelia U Loechl
Multiple drivers of the double burden of malnutrition (DBM) include a rapid shift from predominantly plant-based diets to energy-dense foods based on meats, milk, animal fats and vegetable oils. The shift to overweight and obesity is driven by increased exposure to mass media, urbanization, technological advances in food processing, rising income and increased population density associated with increased access to cheap foods. At the same time, undernutrition persists mainly due to food insecurity and lack of access to safe water, sanitation and adequate health care...
March 23, 2018: Nutrients
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29565142/-tube-feeding-monitoring-as-a-clinical-quality-indicator-at-intensive-care-units
#20
Sara Bermejo de Las Heras, Licia De la Calle de la Rosa, Javier Arias Díaz, Manuel Giner, Antonio Luis Blesa Malpica
BACKGROUND: Malnutrition is particularly prevalent among intensive care unit (ICU) patients, being associated with poor clinical results. Enteral nutrition (EN) offers multiple benefits on critically ill patients and its monitoring was established by the Spanish Society of Critical Care (SEMICYUC) as a clinical quality indicator (CQI; EN patients correctly monitorized / all EN patients, as %). However, no results have been published on its regulated monitoring. OBJECTIVES: Assessing CQI's compliance, identifying difficulties and possibilities for its use...
January 10, 2018: Nutrición Hospitalaria: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Nutrición Parenteral y Enteral
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