Authors: Kazuhiko Matsushita, Paul Stangl
RECOMMENDATION: (1) Evidence does not support the role of NS for avoiding infections in well-nourished individuals. (2) However, the literature has stated that in patients with a nutritional deficiency or catabolic state restoring nutritional parameters might reduce the risk of infection.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: (1) Limited, (2) Moderate
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 100%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 0% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)12