This thesis aims to provide insight in current nutritional support during stay on the paediatric intensive care unit (PICU), concerning the route, timing and amount of artificial nutrition, with focus on the identification and risk of caloric overfeeding and the use of (supplemental) parenteral nutrition.

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Promotor D. Tibboel (Dick) , K.F.M. Joosten (Koen) , S.C.A.T. Verbruggen (Sascha)
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
Sponsor The studies described in this thesis were (partially) supported by Fonds NutsOhra; Erasmus MC Cost-Effectiveness Research Grant (Mrace); Erasmus Trustfonds via Erasmus University Rotterdam; the Flemish Agency for Innovation through Science and Technology (IWTTBM110685); the Methusalem Program funded by the Flemish Government (METH/08/07 and METH/14/06); the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)/ERC Advanced Grant Agreement n° 307523.
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Grant This work was funded by the European Commission 7th Framework Programme; grant id erc/307523 - advanced Light mIcroscopy for Green cHemisTry (LIGHT)
Kerklaan, D. (2016, June 22). Could Less Be More?: Nutritional support in critically ill children. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from