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Clinical Guide to Nutrition Therapy: One Center’s Guide

Journal: Austin Journal of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine (Vol.2, No. 6)

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Page : 1-6

Keywords : Burn nutrition; Enteral feeding; Burn injury;

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Nutrition plays an important role in supporting the burn patient and the associated hypermetabolic and hypercatabolic response. The consequences of inadequate nutrition include delayed wound healing, loss of lean muscle mass, infections, and poor outcomes. This guideline is one burn center's process to provide a comprehensive methodical approach to provide optimal nutrition for this high-risk population.

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