11. Monitoring Nutritional Status

  1. Philip Jevon RN, BSc(Hons), PGCE,
  2. Beverley Ewens RN, BSc(Hons), PGCE and
  3. Jagtar Singh Pooni BSc(Hons), MRCP(UK), FRCA
  1. Philip Jevon,
  2. Beverley Ewens and
  3. Jagtar Singh Pooni

Published Online: 31 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702932.ch11

Monitoring the Critically III Patient

Monitoring the Critically III Patient

How to Cite

Jevon, P., Ewens, B. and Pooni, J. S. (2012) Monitoring Nutritional Status, in Monitoring the Critically III Patient (eds P. Jevon, B. Ewens and J. S. Pooni), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702932.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337471

Online ISBN: 9781118702932

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Keywords:

  • Anthropometric assessment methods;
  • Basal metabolic rate (BMR);
  • Gastric residual volume (GRV);
  • Gastrointestinal (GI);
  • Monitoring enteral feeding;
  • Monitoring nutritional status;
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG);
  • Percutaneous jejunostomy;
  • Resting energy expenditure (REE);
  • Total parenteral nutrition (TPN)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Learning Objectives

  • Introduction

  • Importance of Assessing Nutritional Status

  • Assessment of the Patient's Nutritional Status

  • Factors that can Affect Nutritional Status

  • Principles of Monitoring Enteral Feeding

  • Principles of Monitoring TPN

  • Conclusion

  • References