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The primary objective is to assess the effect of fish oil-enriched enteral and parenteral nutrition on blood oxygenation in critically ill patients.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Critically Ill, Mechanically Ventilated Patients Requiring Enteral and Parenteral Nutritional Support
Lipoplus 20% + Oxepa, Lipofundin MCT 20% + Pulmocare
Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus
Not yet recruiting
B. Braun Melsungen AG
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:11-0400
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