Critical Illness

Practice Guidance Toolkit


Goals

Disclaimer

Goals for an individual with critical illness should be determined in conjunction with the client, and should be specific to the individual. Goals that are set should be time-sensitive, easily measured, and achievable by the nutrition intervention. Both short-term and long-term goals may be set. Examples of short- and long-term goals include:
  • to prevent further weight loss and to stabilize weight over the next week
  • over the next month, transition from enteral nutrition to oral nutrition while
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Last Updated: 2018-12-12