Factors Associated with Insufficient Nutrition and Effects of Timely Adequate Nutrition Support on Patient Outcomes in Intubated Adult Intensive Care Unit Patients

Savran Y., Limon M., Tokur M. E., Comert B.

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE, vol.7, no.1, pp.15-20, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier


Objective: Our primary aim was to evaluate the relationship between adequate nutrition support and infectious complications, length of stay in the intensive care unit (ICU) and hospital, and rate of mortality in critically ill patients. Our secondary aim was to evaluate the causes of insufficient nutrition in patients.