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Macronutrient Metabolism During Critical Illness - From Basic Principles to Delivery and Monitoring (T20)

Mar 26 | 9:45AM - 11:45AM


Basic Principles and Monitoring of Energy and Protein Metabolism
Nilesh Mehta, MD

Substrate Oxidation and Macrontrient Prescription: Carbohydrate
Dileep Lobo, MD

Substrate Oxidation and Macrontrient Prescription: Lipids
Mette Berger, MD, PhD

Macronutrients as Calorie Source: How Much to Prescribe
Pierre Singer, MD

Nilesh Mehta, MD
Pierre Singer, MD


  1. Describe the basic physiology of energy metabolism
  2. Summarize the principle pathologic alterations during critical illness
  3. Discuss principles of indirect calorimetry and its role in monitoring energy metabolism and substrate oxidation
  4. Apply principles of protein and lipid oxidation when prescribing macronutrient composition and dose in the diet of the critically ill patient
  5. Discuss the caloric sources in a mixed diet and its impact on clinical outcomes during critical illness

UAN: JA0002345-0000-19-039-L04-P
CE CREDIT: 2 hours

Session presented collaboratively by ASPEN and ESPEN.  

This session is part of the ASPEN19 Virtual Conference