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Micronutrient supplementation for critically ill adults : a systematic review of the evidence
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
Background Critical illness is associated with increased production of reactive oxygen species and oxidative stress, and low levels of most micronutrients with resultant diminished endogenous antioxidant defences. ...
Immunonutrition : a South African perspective
(Medpharm Publications, 2012)
Clinical nutrition has evolved from providing nutrients to meet the patient’s needs to nutrition therapy that additionally aims to provide specific nutrients, or combinations thereof, which can reduce infection and improve ...