Center for Advanced Practice
Incorporating the latest pediatric nutrition support guidelines into clinical practice.
Optimal nutrition support in critically ill children is associated with improved outcomes and decreased mortality. Nutrition provision often competes with other care priorities in critically ill patients. The 2017 Guidelines for the Provision and Assessment of Nutrition Support Therapy in the Pediatric Critically Ill Patient supplement clinician knowledge and inform best practices for nutrition therapy in this vulnerable patient population.
Child, Critical Illness, Humans, Intensive Care Units, Pediatric, Nutritional Support, Practice Guidelines as Topic
Irving, S., Guenter, P., & Mehta, N. (2019). Incorporating the latest pediatric nutrition support guidelines into clinical practice.. Nursing, 49 (2), 38-44. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NURSE.0000552699.27631.88