The relationship between different types of nutritional supportive treatment and infection in patients with diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Cigdem U. K. , Gamze T.

KUWAIT MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.53, no.1, pp.13-17, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 53 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Title of Journal : KUWAIT MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.13-17


Objective: To investigate the effect of enteral (EN), parenteral (PN) and enteral-parenteral (EN+PN) nutritional support treatments on the type and location of micro-organisms produced causing infection and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients treated by invasive mechanical ventilation in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).