Liebau, F., Wernerman, J., Van Loon, L. J & Rooyackers, O. (2015). Effect of initiating enteral protein feeding on whole-body protein turnover in critically ill patients. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition,101(3), 549-557. United States: American Society for Nutrition. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.114.091934
Critically ill patients are susceptible to protein catabolism. Enteral feeding may ameliorate protein loss, but its effect is not well characterized in terms of protein kinetics.
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