The American College of Critical Care Medicine (ACCM), which honors individuals for their achievements and contributions to multidisciplinary critical care medicine, is the consultative body of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) that possesses recognized expertise in the practice of critical care. The College has developed administrative guidelines and clinical practice parameters for the critical care practitioner. New guidelines and practice parameters are continually developed, and currents ones are systematically reviewed and revised.
Speaker’s bureaus, consultant fees, or research grants: Stephen A. McClave, MD (Nestle, Abbott, ACM Technologies, Kimberly-Clark, Microvasive Boston Scientific); Robert G. Martindale, MD (Nestle, Abbott, Merck, Novartis, Pfizer); Beth Taylor, RD (Nestle); Pamela Roberts, MD (Nestle and Abbott); and Juan Ochoa, MD (Nestle and Abbott). Direct financial interest—stock ($10,000 or more): none. Authors with no relationship to disclose: Vincent W. Vanek, MD; Gail Cresci, RD; Mary McCarthy, RN, PhD; and Lena M. Napolitano, MD.
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The full guidelines are available at www.sccm.org and are also being copublished by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN), 2009, Vol. 33, No. 3.