The treatment of a recognized case of refeeding syndrome
should include vitamin replacement, including thiamine and other members of the vitamin B complex.
still needs to be recognized and managed appropriately.
The refeeding syndrome
consists of the metabolic disturbances that may be induced by feeding when malnourished patients are refed, whether orally, enterally or parenterally (11).
Nasogastric feeding with Osmolite (Abbott Australasia, Kurnell, NSW) was commenced at a slow rate of 40 ml per hour for 96 hours to reduce the risk of refeeding syndrome
, then gradually increased over the next 48 hours to meet estimated nutritional requirements.
Dada, "Refeeding syndrome
: a serious and potentially life-threatening complication of severe hyperemesis gravidarum," Journal ofObstetrics & Gynaecology, vol.
is defined as metabolic dysregulation that develops in malnourished patients receiving concentrated calories via total parenteral nutrition .
It is frequently associated with refeeding syndrome
(3)--which typically occurs in at-risk patients, such as those with poor nutrition--within 12-36 hours of receiving carbohydrates in the hospital.
with enteral nutrition in children: a case report, literature review and clinical guidelines.
: what it is, and how to prevent and treat it.
Shift of magnesium from the extracellular fluid into cells or bone (Refeeding syndrome
, Hungry bone syndrome), increased gastrointestinal or renal loss, reduced absorption, and use of a variety of drugs including antibiotics and chemotherapeutics, may cause hypomagnesemia (2).
(ii) Vitamin-B complex supplements to be prescribed for 21 days from the start of feeding to reduce the possibility of Wernicke's encephalopathy  as a consequence of refeeding syndrome
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