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What can overfeeding cause?

1. Hyperglycemia
2. CO2 retention: acidosis
3. Hepatis steatosis = fatty liver

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What can overfeeding cause in patients on mechanical ventilators?

Difficulties with ventilator support and weaning off it

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How to minimize risks of refeeding syndrome?

Start feedings at 20% of BEE calculated using actual body weight