Nutrition support in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Abdolreza Norouzy

Abstract


Diagnosis and treatment of malnutrition should be considered in the management of COVID-19 patients to improve both short- and long-term prognosis. Patients at risk for poor outcomes and higher mortality following infection with COVID-19, namely older adults and polymorbid individuals, should be checked for malnutrition through screening and assessment.

Keywords


COVID-19; malnutrition; ICU; enteral nutrition; parenteral nutrition

Full Text:

WNJ.V04.S3.0006


DOI: https://doi.org/10.25220/WNJ.V04.S3.0006

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