APPORT NUTRITIONNEL ET PRATIQUE CLINIQUE: REVUE DES DONNEES PUBLIEES ET RECOMMANDATIONS POUR LES AXES DE RECHERCHE FUTURE

Translated title of the contribution: Nutrition support in clinical practice: Review of published data and recommendations for future research directions

Samuel Klein, John Kinney, Khursheed Jeejeebhoy, David Alpers, Mark Hellerstein, Michael Murray, Patrick Twomey

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Abstract

In the last 30 years, marked advances in enteral feeding techniques, venous access, and enteral and parenteral nutrient formulations have made it possible to provide nutrition support to almost all patients. Despite the abundant medical literature and widespread use of nutritional therapy, many areas of nutrition support remain controversial. Therefore, the leadership at the National Institutes of Health, The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, and The American Society for Clinical Nutrition convened an advisory committee to perform a critical review of the current medical literature evaluating the clinical use of nutrition support; the goal was to assess our current body of knowledge and to identify the issues that deserve further investigation. The pand was divided into five groups to evaluate the following areas: nutrition assessment, nutrition support in patients with gastrointestinal diseases, nutrition support in wasting diseases, nutrition support in critically ill patients, and perioperative nutrition support. The findings from each group are summarized in this report. This document is not meant to establish practice guidelines for nutrition support. The use of nutritional therapy requires a careful integration of data from pertinent clinical trials, clinical expertise in the illness or injury being treated, clinical expertise in nutritional therapy, and input from the patient and his/her family.

Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)21-54
Number of pages34
JournalNutrition Clinique et Metabolisme
Volume12
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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