Medical Nutrition Therapy for Refeeding Syndrome. Rachel Hammerling Concordia College, Moorhead MN. Objectives. Be able to describe refeeding syndrome (RFS) Be able to describe the pathophysiology of starvation Identify the main pathophysiologic features of RFS
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Concordia College, Moorhead MN
1) Gradually correct starvation
2) Advance calories & volume
3) Correct vitamin & mineral deficiencies
4) Nutrition support in patients at risk should be increased slowly
5) Organ function, fluid balance, & serum electrolytes
6) Monitor for neurological, hematological, & metabolic complications
7) Prevent sudden death
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