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Underfeeding the ICU Patient

Jan 24, 2012 10:00am ‐ Jan 24, 2012 12:00pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00


  1. Describe the metabolic dysregulation that occurs in the critically ill patient and what impact it can have on outcome
  2. Evaluate outcomes the evidence supporting hypocaloric feeding in the critically obese patient and how to implement this approach 
  3. Appraise the evidence evaluating the use of supplemental parenteral nutrition to achieve desired energy targets and what impact this approach has on outcome


  • Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN, Clinical Practice Specialist, ASPEN; Nutrition Support Dietitian, Mt. Carmel Health System, Columbus, OH
  • Stephen A. McClave, MD, FACN, FASGE, FASPEN, AGAF, Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Director of Clinical Nutrition, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY
  • Nilesh Mehta, MD, Director, Critical Care Nutrition; Senior Associate Medical Director, MSICU; Director, Quality and Outcomes/Professor of Anesthesia, Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


  • Jeffrey I. Mechanick, MD, FACP, FACN, ECNU, MACE, Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, The Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Center for Clinical Cardiovascular Health at Mount Sinai Heart; Director of Metabolic Support, Divisions of Cardiology and Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY


Credits: None available.

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