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Critical Illness

CI: Major Recommendations (2012)

Major Recommendations

Below you will find a list of Critical Illness Recommendations organized by Topic.

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Topics Listed by Subject

Critical Illness (CI) Major Recommendations

Screening

Nutrition Screening 

Nutrition Assessment

CI: Nutrition Assessment/Reassessment 

CI: Assessment

CI: Reassessment

CI: Determination of Resting Metabolic Rate   

CI: RMR Predictive Equations for Non-obese Critically Ill Adults

CI: RMR Predictive Equations for Obese Critically Ill Adults

EE: Energy Expeniture Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline 

EE: Measuring Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) in the Healthy and Non-Critically Ill Guideline

EE: Measuring Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) in the Critically Ill Guideline

Nutrition Diagnosis

None.

Nutrition Intervention

CI: Nutrition Prescription 

CI: Enteral vs. Parenteral Nutrition

CI: Initiation of Enteral Nutrition 

CI: Gastric vs. Small Bowel Feeding Tube Placement 

CI: Feeding Tube Placement 

CI: Enteral Nutrition Energy Delivery 

CI: Optimizing Enteral Nutrition Delivery 

CI: Patient Positioning
CI: Gastric Residual Volume
CI: Use of A Promotility Agent

CI: Immune-Modulating Enteral Nutrition

CI: Enteral Formulas Containing Immune-Modulating Nutrients in Patients without ARDS and Acute Lung Injury

CI: Enteral Formulas Containing Immune-Modulating Nutrients in Patients with ARDS and Acute Lung Injury

 CI: Enteral Nutrition and Fiber 

CI: Addition of Fiber to Enteral Nutrition to Reduce Diarrhea

CI: Supplemental Glutamine 

CI: Supplemental Enteral Glutamine

CI: Supplemental Intravenous Glutamine

CI: Hypocaloric, High Protein Feeding Regimen 

CI: Blood Glucose Control 

CI: Coordination of Care 

Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation

CI: Monitoring and Evaluation of Critically Ill Adults