Protein Delivery in the Critically Ill Patient: Are We Giving Enough?
Event date: 11/18/2013
Critically ill patients are hypermetabolic and hypercatabolic. While most clinicians agree that adequate nutrition delivery in critically ill patients will improve their outcomes, providing recommended needs can be problematic. This session will discuss issues surrounding providing adequate energy and protein requirements in the critically ill patient. Join Gail Cresci, PhD, RD, LD for this free one hour presentation.
- The rationale for adequate protein delivery in critically ill patients
- Barriers to providing adequate protein
- Potential solutions for improving protein delivery to critically ill patients