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refeeding

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[12] Therefore, concentrations of macronutrients in PN solutions need formulaic calculation in order to avoid overfeeding and increase risks of refeeding syndrome when advanced too rapidly.
Risks and pitfalls for the management of refeeding syndrome in psychiatric patients.
The diagnosis of refeeding syndrome was made, with immediate sequential and appropriate actions to stop the feed and start careful intravenous replacement of magnesium at a rate of 80 mmol over 8h and phosphate at 25 mmol over 10 h, through a central venous line and under constant cardiac monitoring.
"All patients who are refed will develop some degree of refeeding syndrome, but there is great variability in terms of the severity of the readjustment.
Refeeding syndrome occurs within 24 to 48 hours after initiating oral, enteral, or parenteral feedings for the severely malnourished patient.
Refeeding syndrome (RFS) is a dangerous consequence of a series of metabolic and biochemical changes that occur as a result of excessive and rapid food intake in people with severe malnutrition.
It also presents the controversies that exist regarding nutrition therapy, particularly in critically ill patients, such as optimal dietary composition, early feeding to target goals, hyperglycemia and insulin use, maintenance of euglycemia, early enteral versus parenteral feeding, overfeeding and refeeding syndrome, and the composition and prudent use of lipid emulsions.
Central pontine myelinolysis as a complication of refeeding syndrome in a patient with anorexia nervosa.
For example, the initial feeding of a severely malnourished child or the rectifying of a profound and long-lasting deficiency can cause complications such as refeeding syndrome or electrolyte imbalances.
Although there are few predictive factors to identify patients most at risk for refeeding syndrome, they tend to be those who are the most underweight (less than 70% of their ideal body weight) and have low prealbumin levels.
A refeeding syndrome resembling congestive heart failure has been identified and is associated with aggressive early nutrition support in this group of patients (Solomon & Kirby, 1990).
This edition has been revised and updated to include links to online content, the management of congenital hyperinsulinism and the refeeding syndrome, new treatments using the ketogenic diet, coverage of new metabolic disorders, and case studies.