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Implementing Nutritional Support for Patient in Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Purpose:

To provide nutritional support for a patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) using the algorithm of Woien and Bjork.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Gastroenterology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

administration

ICD-10:

D50-D53, E40-E46, E50-E64, E65-E68

Description:

Woien and Bjork developed an algorithm for starting nutritional support for a patient in the intensive care unit (ICU). The goal is to meet the nutritional targets for the patient. The authors are from Rikshospitalet-Radiumhospitalet HF National Hospital in Oslo, Norway.

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