Clin Nutr 2021 May 24. Epub 2021 May 24.
Université de Paris, F-75015, Paris, France; Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), Service de Réanimation Médicale, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; Institut Du Cerveau et de La Moelle épinière - ICM, Inserm U1127, CNRS UMR 7225, F-75015, Paris, France.
Background & Aims: Malnutrition following intensive care unit (ICU) stay is frequent and could be especially prominent in critically ill Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients as they present prolonged inflammatory state and long length stay. We aimed to determine the prevalence of malnutrition in critically ill COVID-19 patients both at the acute and recovery phases of infection.
Methods: We conducted a prospective observational study including critically ill COVID-19 patients requiring invasive mechanical ventilation discharged alive from a medical ICU of a university hospital. Read More