Nutrition in Critical Care Patients

Designed for critical care nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, and allied health professionals, this video looks at nutrition assessment, parenteral nutrition support in the critically ill patient, and enteral nutrition support and features a detailed case study of the nutrition plan and care of a critically injured patient.

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Nutrition Assessment
Caroline Ghanbari identifies assessment candidates and outlines components for developing nutrition care plans. Goals include improving protein status, maintaining energy reserve, and avoiding laboratory parameter alterations.