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.

D. Tibboel (Dick) , K.F.M. Joosten (Koen) , S.C.A.T. Verbruggen (Sascha)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
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.
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

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