Pharmacologic roles that parenteral nutritional ingredients play in critical care

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“This article reviews some of the pharmacologic roles that parenteral nutritional ingredients (selenium, lipid emulsion, insulin, and levocarnitine) can play in the setting of critical illness.” Yogaratnam et al (2014).

Reference:

Yogaratnam, D., Miller, M.A., Ross, B. and DiNapoli, M. (2014) Nutrition as Medical Therapy. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America. 26(2), p.277-287.

Abstract:

Recent data support the use of nutritional agents for use as targeted medical therapy. This article reviews some of the pharmacologic roles that parenteral nutritional ingredients (selenium, lipid emulsion, insulin, and levocarnitine) can play in the setting of critical illness.

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