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Protein Requirements in Protein-catabolic Critical Illness
L. John Hoffer, MD, PhD, FRCPC
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Although generous protein provision has long been recommended for ICU patients, the majority of them are severely protein undernourished. Some critical care experts now advise limiting all macronutrient provision to these patients. This presentation dissects the opposing recommendations, and outlines a paradigm for identifying patients who are most likely to benefit from generous protein provision.
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