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The effect of a low volume pharmaconutrition supplement with antioxidants and glutamine (Intestamine®) administration to critically ill patients on the prevalence of infection, ventilation requirements and duration of intensive care unit stay : a pilot study
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Introduction Complications of severe infection or acute trauma include a cascade of immunological dysfunctions known as SIRS (Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome), that affect response to treatment, ...
Efficacy and safety of acidified enteral formulae in tube fed patients in an intensive care unit
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
INTRODUCTION: The primary objective was to determine whether acidified formulae (pH 3.5 and 4.5) decreased gastric and tracheal colonisation, as well as microbial contamination of the enteral feeding delivery system, ...