Critical Illness

CI: Specific Topic Search Methods (2006)

Each evidence analysis topic has a link to supporting evidence, where the Search Plan and Results can be found. Here, you can view when the search plan was performed, inclusion and exclusion criteria, search terms, databases that were searched and the excluded articles.

Below are a list of the recommendations and the related evidence analysis questions, with the link to each search plan.

Enteral vs. Parenteral Nutrition

CI R.1: Enteral versus Parenteral Nutrition - Critical Illness

Search Plan and Results

Timing of Feeding

CI R.2: Timing of Enteral Nutrition - Critical Illness

Search Plan and Results

Immune-Enhancing Enteral Formula

CI R.3: Immune-Enhancing Enteral Nutrition - Critical Illness

Search Plan and Results

Feeding Tube Site

CI R.4: Gastric versus Small Bowel Feeding Tube Placement - Critical Illness

Search Plan and Results

Blue Dye Use

CI R.5: Blue Dye Use - Critical Illness

Search Plan and Results

Monitoring Criteria in Critical Care

CI R.6: Monitoring Criteria in Critical Illness - Critical Illness

Search Plan and Results

Monitoring Delivery of Energy

CI R.7: Monitoring Delivery of Energy - Critical Illness

Search Plan and Results

Blood Glucose Control

CI R.8: Blood Glucose Control - Critical Illness
 

Energy Expenditure

Equipment

CI R.9: Gas Collection Devices - Critical Illness

Search Plan and Results

Patient Condition

CI R.10: Impact of Thermic Effect of Feeding on Resting Metabolic Rate - Critical Illness
 
Search Plan and Results

CI R.11: Effects of Different Length Rest Periods on Resting Metabolic Rate - Critical Illness

Search Plan and Results

Environment

CI R.12: Impact of Environmental Factors on Resting Metabolic Rate Measurement: Noise, Lighting and Temperature - Critical Illness

Search Plan and Results

CI R.13: Impact of Environmental Factors on Resting Metabolic Rate Measurement: Physical Comfort/Posture - Critical Illness

Search Plan and Results

Test Interpretation

CI R.14: Steady State Measurement Conditions and Acceptable Energy Measurement Interval - Critical Illness

Search Plan and Results

CI R.15: Respiratory Quotient as a Method to Detect Measurement Error - Critical Illness

Search Plan and Results

  Energy Assessment

 CI R.16: Determination of Resting Metabolic Rate- Critical Illness

Search Plan and Results