JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2021 Jul 21. Epub 2021 Jul 21.
State University of Campinas, Unicamp, Faculty of Medical Sciences, 126 Tessália Vieira de Camargo St., Barão Geraldo, Campinas, SP, Zip Code: 13083-887, Brazil.
Background: Hypophosphatemia (HP) is related to several comorbidities in pediatric intensive care units (PICUs). This study aimed to evaluate the incidence of HP in severely ill pediatric patients under oral and/or enteral nutrition. The secondary objectives were to investigate the association between HP and the inflammatory state, prolonged PICU length stay, severity, mortality, nutritional status, and protein, energy, calcium, vitamin D and phosphate intake METHODS: : A prospective, observational cohort study was conducted in a PICU of a quaternary hospital. Read More