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Parenteral Nutrition With Intravenous and Oral Fish Oil for Intensive Care Patients

2014-08-27 03:12:11 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The primary objective is to assess the effect of fish oil-enriched enteral and parenteral nutrition on blood oxygenation in critically ill patients.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Critically Ill, Mechanically Ventilated Patients Requiring Enteral and Parenteral Nutritional Support

Intervention

Lipoplus 20% + Oxepa, Lipofundin MCT 20% + Pulmocare

Location

Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus
Petah-Tikva
Israel
49100

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

B. Braun Melsungen AG

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:11-0400

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