Chapter 5. Nutrition in Critically ill Children

  1. Vanessa Shaw and
  2. Margaret Lawson
  1. Rosan Meyer and
  2. Katie Elwig

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch5

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Meyer, R. and Elwig, K. (2007) Nutrition in Critically ill Children, in Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition (eds V. Shaw and M. Lawson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134934

Online ISBN: 9780470692004

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Keywords:

  • nutrition;
  • critically ill children;
  • immune systems;
  • carbon dioxide production;
  • gastroparesis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Assessment of nutritional status

  • Energy expenditure and substrate utilisation

  • Nutritional requirements

  • Early implementation of enteral nutrition

  • Routes and methods of enteral feeding on PICU

  • Immunonutrition

  • Probiotics

  • References