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Nutritional management during critical illness in infants and children.
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PMID:  7742139     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Nutritional needs and management of critically ill infants and children are complex and fundamentally different from adults. In addition to common physiologic issues of nutrition during acute illnesses, infants and children have nutritional needs related to growth and development of the whole child as well as individual organ systems. Critical care nurses play a key role in assuring that both physiologic and developmental needs related to nutrition are met, to prevent long-term complications.
M K Norris; D M Steinhorn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AACN clinical issues in critical care nursing     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1046-7467     ISO Abbreviation:  AACN Clin Issues Crit Care Nurs     Publication Date:  1994 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-06-15     Completed Date:  1995-06-15     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9009969     Medline TA:  AACN Clin Issues Crit Care Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  485-92; quiz 539-41     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Child Development
Child, Preschool
Critical Care
Critical Illness / therapy*
Infant, Newborn
Nutritional Support*

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