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refeeding

 [re-fēd´ing]
restoration of normal nutrition after a period of fasting or starvation.
refeeding syndrome moderate to severe electrolyte and fluid shifts occurring during a period of refeeding; hypophosphatemia is common, and heart failure sometimes occurs.

refeeding

/re·feed·ing/ (re-fēd´ing) restoration of normal nutrition after a period of fasting or starvation.

refeeding

[re-fēd′ing]
restoration of normal nutrition after a period of fasting or starvation.

refeeding

the process of restoring nutrition to a previously starved animal. This should initially consist of a diet of predominantly protein and fat, gradually becoming more complex.

refeeding syndrome
excessive dietary carbohydrate intake after a period of starvation leads to potentially fatal insulin-induced transport of phosphorus and potassium into cells.
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Conclusion: In patients of mild acute pancreatitis, early oral feeding is feasible and safe and has better outcome then those with routine oral refeeding.
RMR and mass of liver decreased significantly in fasting groups, which can return to the control level after refeeding.
For HIV-negative patients, a moderate RWG (5 - 10 g/kg/day) was achieved by patients who received refeeding and treatment for at least 5 days, whereas HIV-positive patients who attained the same RWG had to receive refeeding and treatment for at least 17 days.
This study showed that topical application of LHD could significantly reduce IL-6 and CRP, curtail time to oral refeeding, and shorten length of hospital stay, despite little impact on the major complications of the disease.
Hypophosphataemia in malnourished children during refeeding.
Physiological and morphological responses to the first bout of refeeding in southern catfish Silurus meridionalis.
Growth rates were calculated from day 0 until day 11 for the fasted portion of the refed treatment fish; for the fed portion of the refed treatment fish, growth rates were calculated from the first day of refeeding (day 11) until the day the fish were sacrificed.
Keywords: Somatolactin; Insulin-like growth factor; Tilapia hepatocytes; Fasting and refeeding
Q's treatment plan could require close monitoring of her electrolytes and cardiac status, as well as watching her for signs of "refeeding syndrome"--rapid, potentially fatal fluid shifts and metabolic derangements that malnourished patients could experience when they receive artificial refeeding.
Laboratory tests at admission, before refeeding commenced, showed marked reductions in natremia (123 mEq/L; normal range 136-144 mEq/L) and chloremia (89 mEq/L; normal range 101-111 mEq/L) and very high values of serum creatine kinase (3,238 IU/L; normal values: 38-234 IU/L).
Bloggers often explicitly linked the shift in parenting style to the use of FBT techniques centered around the use of firm but supportive strategies to guide refeeding (Table 3, "change in parenting style").
Refeeding Syndrome: If it comes to the point where prisoners are being force-fed , they haven't been eating for several days.