Supplementation of essential amino acids may reduce the occurrence of infections in rehabilitation patients with brain injury

  • Boselli M
  • Aquilani R
  • Baiardi P
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Abstract

To investigate whether supplementation with oral essential amino acids (EAAs) may reduce the occurrence of nosocomial infection among patients with brain injury (BI: stroke, trauma, anoxic coma).

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  • amino acids, essential
  • brain injuries
  • infection

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Authors

  • Mirella Boselli

  • Roberto Aquilani

  • Paola Baiardi

  • Francesco Saverio Dioguardi

  • Caterina Guarnaschelli

  • Maria Pia Achilli

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