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Does Early Nutrition Support Reduce ICU Muscle Wasting?

Lomangino, Kevin

doi: 10.1097/01.NMD.0000442588.02254.c2
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  • Muscle mass is reduced by 10% to 30% within a week of admission to the intensive care unit (ICU).
  • It is unclear if early nutrition support plays a role in limiting loss of muscle mass and preventing ICU-acquired weakness.

Mr. Lomangino has disclosed that he is a consultant to the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation and the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

© 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.
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