• Paul Ellis Marik


During the last decade, the seemingly simple task of feeding critically ill patients has become exceedingly complex with much controversy. While many consider nutrition support “an afterthought,” current evidence suggests that in critically ill patients the approach to nutritional support directly impacts patient outcome.


Parenteral Nutrition Enteral Nutrition Bowel Sound Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis Gastric Residual Volume 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineEastern Virginia Medical SchoolNorfolkUSA

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