Protein Requirements in Protein-catabolic Critical Illness– Although generous protein provision has long been recommended for ICU patients, the majority of them are severely protein undernourished. Some critical care experts now advise limiting all macronutrient provision to these patients. This presentation dissects the opposing recommendations, and outlines a paradigm for identifying patients who are most likely to benefit from generous protein provision.
Describe the current, contradictory recommendations regarding optimum protein provision in critical illness.
List factors to identify those patients who are most likely to benefit from optimal protein provision.
Describe a practical clinical paradigm for protein and energy provision.
1.0 Free CEUs for Registered Dieticians
This course also offers Free CEUs for Physicians, Nurses, and Pharmacists
This educational activity is supported by B Braun.