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Refeeding Syndrome

"Refeeding Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A condition of metabolic imbalance that is caused by complications of initially feeding a severely malnourished patient too aggressively. Usually occurring within the first 5 days of refeeding, this syndrome is characterized by WATER-ELECTROLYTE IMBALANCE; GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS; and DIARRHEA.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Refeeding Syndrome" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Refeeding Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 4 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2011 and 2012 and 2016 and 2017
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