We know that proper nutrition plays a vital role in the recovery of your ventilated patients. That’s why finding the right nutritional balance for each of your patients’ unique needs may be critical to help speed up the healing process.
The process can be frustrating - while predictive equations are often the only tool available to assess nutritional status, studies have shown equations to be accurate about 40 percent of the time.1, 2, 3
There’s a different solution for your patients:
1 Malone AM. Nutr Clin Pract. 2002; 17: 21-28.
2 Matarese LE, Gottschlich MM (eds). Contemporary Nutrition Support Practice: A Clinical Guide. 1998: 79-98.
3 Reeves MM. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2003; 57: 1530-1535