Critical Illness

Practice Guidance Toolkit


Key Nutrition Issues

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Critically ill individuals are at increased risk of malnutrition. Strategies to optimize the delivery of nutrition support are a key consideration in the care of critically ill individuals. Nutrition therapy in the critically ill has the potential to have a positive impact on patient outcomes including: reduced infection and complication rates, shortened length of hospital stay, improved quality of life and decreased mortality (1).

Key Nutrition Issues
This toolkit discusses the following key
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Last Updated: 2018-12-12