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S40 - Nutrition During a Pandemic: Making Sense of the Chaos (S40)

‐ Mar 21, 2021 5:30pm


Nutrition Support in 2020: COVID-19 Impact
Matt Bechtold, MD, FACP, FASGE, FACG, AGAF, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Director of Endoscopy, Director of Ambulatory Services, Chair of Quality Improvement Committee - Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, MO

Micronutrients in Critically Ill with COVID-19: Is Optimal Provision Altered?
Jayshil Patel, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Macronutrient Needs: Assessing and Intervening with Those Making a Difference
Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD, Professor and Department Head, Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition, University of Illinois at Chicago; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Chicago, IL

Where are the Research Gaps? - Highlights from the ASPEN COVID-19 Nutrition Taskforce
Liam McKeever, PhD, RDN, FASPEN, ASPEN Clinical Guidelines Director; Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Matt Bechtold, MD, FACP, FASGE, FACG, AGAF

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the pathophysiology of oxidative stress in critical illness, including COVID-19 infection
  • Identify mechanisms for selenium, zinc, vitamin C, and vitamin D in critically ill patients with COVID-19 disease
  • Discuss current evidence which informs use of selenium, zinc, vitamin C, and vitamin D in critically ill patients with -and- without COVID-19 disease
  • Select nutrition and COVID topics for original clinical study designs corresponding to current research gaps
  • Propose potential practice gaps that could be used to create clinical practice guidelines on nutrition and COVID