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Effect of Glutamine and Vitamin C on Interleukin-6 and Clinical Outcomes in Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients

2017-05-30 18:59:54 | BioPortfolio

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A measure of the mortality and morbidity rates among patients who receive CRITICAL CARE and INTENSIVE CARE as determined from the date of hospital discharge or release.

A lipid cofactor that is required for normal blood clotting. Several forms of vitamin K have been identified: VITAMIN K 1 (phytomenadione) derived from plants, VITAMIN K 2 (menaquinone) from bacteria, and synthetic naphthoquinone provitamins, VITAMIN K 3 (menadione). Vitamin K 3 provitamins, after being alkylated in vivo, exhibit the antifibrinolytic activity of vitamin K. Green leafy vegetables, liver, cheese, butter, and egg yolk are good sources of vitamin K.

Nutritional support given via the alimentary canal or any route connected to the gastrointestinal system (i.e., the enteral route). This includes oral feeding, sip feeding, and tube feeding using nasogastric, gastrostomy, and jejunostomy tubes.

Health care provided to a critically ill patient during a medical emergency or crisis.

A nursing specialty that deals specifically with the care of patients who are critically ill.

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