Critical Care Nutrition, at the Clinical Evaluation Research Unit (CERU), is dedicated to improving nutrition therapies in the critically ill through knowledge generation, synthesis, and translation. We engage in a broad range of research activities and promote a culture of best practices in critical care nutrition. Ultimately, this will result in improved clinical outcomes for critically ill patients and increased efficiencies to our health care systems. Read more...

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Not all ICU patients will benefit the same from nutrition therapy or conversely, not all ICU patients will be harmed the same by iatrogenic malnutrition. The NUTRIC score is an example of a tool that will help identify nutrition risk in the ICU paitents.

Read more here: http://ccforum.com/content/15/6/R268

Or download PDF here: http://criticalcarenutrition.com/docs/NUTRIC_CC_final_pdf_dec_11.pdf