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WEB160322 - Best of Clinical Nutrition Week 2016 - Week 2: ICU Acquired Weakness and Sarcopenia in the Chronically Critically Ill

‐ Mar 22, 2016 2:30pm

Moderator: Carol Braunschweig


  1. Define chronic critical illness and estimate its prevalence
  2. Describe causes, consequences, and emerging treatments for ICU acquired weakness
  3. Present methods for sarcopenia detection via computed tomography scans
  4. Summarize how glucose control and nutrition support impact the development of and the prevention/ treatment for ICU acquired weakness and sarcopenia