Striving to Achieve Nitrogen Balance in the ICU: Is Protein the Holy Grail?
Speakers: J. Ochoa, D. Heyland and B. R. Collier
This program presented during Clinical Nutrition Week in January 2016, describes the evolution of protein requirements and provides methods on how to improve delivery of protein to high-risk patients in the ICU. Learn more about protein requirements across different types of trauma patients: traumatic brain injury (TBI), open abdomen and acute kidney injury (AKI) patients on continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT). Also, learn more about the 2016 critical care nutrition guidelines that pertain to the trauma patient.
Juan B. Ochoa Gautier, MD, FACS
Daren Heyland, MD, FRCPC, MSc
Bryan R. Collier, DO, CNSC, FACS