5), and energy and protein needs during early feeding following TBI (Chapter 6). Chapters 7 through 16 discuss the evidence on the nutrients and dietary supplements reviewed by the committee. Part III presents a summary of the committee’s findings and conclusions, and highlights its recommendations on promising areas for future research. Chapter 17 includes a breakdown of research, organized by topic, needed to overcome gaps in information, including assessing nutrition status of military personnel and TBI patients, improving animal models and identifying biomarkers of TBI, and prioritizing research that would address questions of TBI treatment efficacy for the most promising nutrients. Appendixes provide the workshop agenda, relevant nutrition advice in current clinical guidelines, workshop presentations, biographical sketches of committee members and speakers, a glossary of terms, and a list of acronyms and abbreviations.
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