February Physician World Shared Practice Forum: Feeding the Critically Ill Child

Join us for the next Physician World Shared Practice Forum on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. 

Feeding the Critically Ill Child 2018 by Nilesh Mehta, MD

In this video, Dr. Nilesh Mehta, Director of Critical Care Nutrition and Associate Medical Director of Critical Care at Boston Children’s Hospital, discusses the current state of nutrition of pediatric patients in the ICU.

 

 

 

 

Upon viewing this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Identify key nutritional factors that influence outcomes in critically ill children, including nutritional status and nutrition delivery
  • Understand the concept of metabolic stress response and the challenges of accurately estimating energy expenditure due to the stress response
  • Examine the role of indirect calorimetry in the PICU
  • Discuss the SCCM and ASPEN Nutritional Guidelines for the Critically Ill Child, particularly the recommendations on protein requirement and timing of parenteral nutrition

 

Watch the February Physician here.

 

Date & Time: 
02/27/2018 - 12:00 to 13:00