Inadequate Nutrition and Wound Healing


by Mary Ellen Posthauer RDN, CD, LD, FAND Energy Requirements for Wound Healing          While indirect calorimetry is the most accurate method for determining energy needs and what constitutes adequate nutritional intake for an individual with wounds, it is not widely available in most health care organizations. Registered dietitians often use predictive equations such as the Mifflin-St.

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