Serum trace elements levels in patients transferred from the intensive care unit to wards


Gündoğan K., Gunay Y. E. , Ozer N. T. , Sahin G. G. , Mendil N. O. A. , Sahin S., ...More

CLINICAL NUTRITION ESPEN, vol.44, pp.218-223, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2021.06.014
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL NUTRITION ESPEN
  • Page Numbers: pp.218-223
  • Keywords: Critically ill, Zinc, Chromium, Selenium, Trace element, Micronutrient, ENTERAL NUTRITION, SELENIUM, ZINC, GUIDELINES, MORTALITY, THERAPY, COPPER, SEPSIS

Abstract

Background & aims: Trace elements act as co-factors and/or in co-enzymes in many metabolic pathways and its deficiency contributes to metabolic and infectious complications. The aim of this study was to determine serum zinc, selenium, cobalt, chromium, copper and ceruloplasmin levels for identify the need for post intensive care unit (ICU) nutritional follow-up.