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Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Nilesh M. Mehta, MD, about the article, “A Stepwise Enteral Nutrition Algorithm for Critically Ill Children Helps Achieve Nutrient Delivery Goals,” published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.
Michael Smith, MD, and Jayshil Patel, MD, discuss the factors associated with managing malnutrition in the critical ill utilizing enteral nutrition and the stages of critical care illness and how it effects nutrition assessment.
Enteral feed intolerance occurs frequently during enteral nutrition delivery in the critically ill and is associated with lower enteral nutrition delivery and worse clinical outcomes. Host Ludwig H. Lin, MD, is joined by Daren K. Heyland, MD, MSc, FRCPC,to explore this topic.
What is the benefit of early versus late nutrition in critically ill children? In this Concise Critical Appraisal, Daniel E. Sloniewsky, MD, FCCM, offers a deep dive on this Pediatric Critical Care Medicine article by Srinivasan et al, which sought to answer this question using data from the Heart and Lung Failure-Pediatric Insulin Titration (HALF-PINT) study.