Are the Critically Ill Actually Hungry?

Critical Care Nutrition: Are the Critically Ill Actually Hungry? with Paul Young

The delivery of nutrition to the critically ill is incredibly complex. There is little evidence that providing standard nutritional requirements of 25K/cal/Kg improves outcome. Foremost amongst this evidence is the TARGET trial, a large randomised controlled trial of 4000 patients in Intensive care

The Podcast

Paul Young is an Intensive Care Specialist at Wellington Hospital, New Zealand, and the Director of the Intensive Care Research Programme at the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand. He is the New Zealand regional representative on the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group (ANZICS CTG).

The Slides


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