Disaster Planning for Ill Children Dependent on Nutritional Support


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Disaster Planning for Ill Children Dependent on Nutritional Support
The affect that natural disasters have on patient care in critical situations is noteworthy for discussion. Stress related illness and injury appears to increase chances of recovery and increases the chance of mortality. The literature is limited in research in this area; however, awareness appears to be growing. When consumers and researchers are aware of published scholarly information, they generally react in a positive manner.
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The background of the study in “Nutritional support for critically ill children” by Joffe, Anton, and Lequier (2009) were participants that ranged from one day to 18 years old and were pediatric care patients...
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.....Nutritional support for critically ill children. Review by the Cochrane Collaboration.
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