What Should Patients With Sepsis Eat?

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It depends. Put simply, it's up to how ill you are. If the patient is awake and her bowels are working, and can eat safely without aspirating, a balanced meal (meat, vegetables, carbs) is a sound idea. Many people with sepsis are too ill to eat on their own; there is some data to support using special tube feeds in sepsis, but not enough for that to be the standard of care.You'd better ask for the doctor's professional advice.