Nutrition Support for the Critically Ill Patient: A Guide to Practice provides state-of-the-art practices and key principles of nutrition support through evidence-based medicine.
Following a review of the metabolic alterations that occur during critical illness, this book discusses the nutrient requirements of critically ill patients as well as their needs for specialized nutrients. It covers issues surrounding the delivery of nutrition support to the critically ill, outlines the unique nutritional needs throughout the lifecycle, and describes the special considerations for the diseases and complications that can occur in critically ill patients. The text concludes with professional issues, such as ethical and economic considerations, as well as an extensive list of current references, protocols, tables, figures, and case studies
This practical reference is written by a distinguished panel of authors who continue to commit their careers to the nutritional support of critically ill patients. It is designed for all critical care practitioners, including physicians, nutritionists, dieticians, nurses, pharmacists, and respiratory therapists.
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...a concise review of nutrition support in critical care. In an ever-changing field, the authors have captured the most up-to-date information in a useable form.
-Carol Ireton-Jones, Ph.D., RD,LD, CNSD, FACN, Nutrition in Clinical Practice, October 2006
...serves as a valuable reference tool. ...These chapters are not only authored by leading clinicians practicing in the field, but begin with a convenient outline and location of what topics are covered to direct the reader to the supporting materials when time is well-supported with current references that the reader can acquire for added detail and understanding. ...One of the most distinguished features of this text is its hand-on, practical approach. Aside from educating the read with more than just the nut-and-bolts, this book provides a wide variety of tables, figures, and pictorials to convey vital information. ...Further, to increase the practical applications of the book, several case studies are presented. ...This book is highly recommended for beginning and intermediate nutrition support clinicians to enhance the clinical skill and knowledge necessary to assess and implement supportive care in the critically ill. It also serves as a valuable reference for the advanced practitioner to keep on hand for quick review.
-Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Vol. 106, No. 1, January 2006
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