Dec 13, 2018
This piece starts with a discussion about indirect calorimetry
and the challenges associated with it as well as recent
improvements in the field. The penn state equation is discussed.
Muscle wastage and the need for resistence training, as well as
protein feeding is covered.
More widely; what does good ICU feeding look like? How can
friends and relatives of patients be sure that a loved one is
getting good nutritional care?
Desiree Chappell and Monty
Mythen presenting with their guest Danielle
Bear, ICU dietician at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation