volume 18, issue 2, PR76 2014
DOI: 10.1186/cc13836
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Paul E Wischmeyer, Rupinder Dhaliwal, Michele McCall, Thomas R Ziegler, Daren K Heyland

Abstract: IntroductionThe potential benefit of parenteral glutamine (GLN) supplementation has been one of the most commonly studied nutritional interventions in the critical care setting. The aim of this systematic review was to incorporate recent trials of traditional parenteral GLN supplementation in critical illness with previously existing data.MethodsAll randomized controlled trials of parenterally administered GLN in critically ill patients conducted from 1997 to 2013 were identified. Studies of enteral GLN only o…

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