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MCQs in Critical Care Nutrition

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Dr. Sanjith Saseedharan

ISBN 9788195691517

Published by : DocMode Publishing


MCQs in Critical Care Nutrition- Lessons learnt from the ICU invites the reader into the world of critical care nutrition, a specialized subject that has faced a lot of challenges and change. Nutrition has a very rich past and very promising future. The last 20 odd years have seen significant changes in this field and much has been accomplished and much still needs to be done. Adequately powered high quality research to detect differences in clinically meaningful outcomes, are urgently needed in this field and experts around the world are trying to bridge this gap. This knowledge gap has thus drawn up many doubts, controversies and questions during the conduct of critical care nutrition.

This book has addressed some of these controversies in a very easy to read case-based format with multiple choice questions and answers with explanations. This book would give the reader a practical experience of bedside critical care nutrition.




1 review for MCQs in Critical Care Nutrition

  1. hanslewis

    First of its kind in critical care nutrition, hands-on book with clinical cases to understand how to assess , plan and manages nutritional therapy in critical care.

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Author Name : Dr. Sanjith Saseedharan
Author Bio : Dr. Sanjith Saseedharan is a critical care consultant. After completing his anesthesia from Sion Hospital he went on to pursue his critical care diploma from the Ruby Hall Clinic neurotrauma unit, Pune. Subsequently he completed a fellowship of neurotrauma critical care at the Hadassah University teaching hospital at Israel under Prof Charles Weissman. He is the only Indian doctor to hold this kind of a speciality in India. During this stint he understood the nuances of objectivity in neurotrauma, mechanical ventilation and critical care nutrition. He has also completed the European diploma in critical care from Brussels. He is an excellent orator and is a teacher of critical care for the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine and Nursing, College of Intensive Care Medicine and the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. He is also the teacher for the advanced certification in respiratory technology. His infectious interest in critical care has rubbed onto the ICU at Raheja where care is evidence based, with optimum use of technology like FRC calculation and transpulmonary pressure for mechanical ventilation, use of indirect calorimetry, to name a few. He has 92 peer reviewed articles and presentations in peer reviewed Journals, written 1 book on mechanical ventilation, 14 book chapters, 8 best research paper awards to his credit, a gold medal award winning patented software "iNutrimon" in the field of critical care nutrition, best innovation award for a technological patient interface called as vocalizer and has been a faculty in a number of national and international conferences. He remains the organising secretary of the very sought after annual mechanical ventilation workshop and the Nutrition Boot Camp year after year. He also been felicitated with awards for best doctor in critical care - Mumbai by The Week and Outlook year after year. Dr. Sanjith presently heads the dept. of critical care at the S.L. Raheja Hospital - a Fortis associate.