Critical Care - Volume 13, issue 4

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Electronic ISSN
1466-609X
Print ISSN
1364-8535

Abstract

Introduction

Adiponectin plays an important role in the regulation of tissue inflammation and insulin sensitivity. Perturbations in adiponectin concentration have been associated with obesity and the metabolic syndrome. Data on adiponectin pathophysiology in critical illness are limited.

Method
Journal: Critical Care, vol. 13, no. 4, 2009

Abstract

Introduction

Optimal nutrition for intensive care patients has been proposed to be the provision of energy as determined by indirect calorimetry, and protein provision of at least 1.2 g/kg pre-admission weight per day. The evidence supporting these nutritional goals is based on surrogate outcomes

Journal: Critical Care, vol. 13, no. 4, 2009