Nutrition

nutrition

Guideline summaries

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BAPEN adult malnutrition guideline

2018-08-13T15:02:00+01:00By

A summary on the identification and management of adult malnutrition in the community. Includes the ‘MUST’ tool and a treatment algorithm.

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NICE guideline: nutrition support for adults

2018-02-19T10:22:00+00:00

This summary provides useful information on nutrition support for adults. It covers oral nutrition support, enteral tube feeding, and parenteral nutrition.

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NNNG guideline: measuring body weight

2017-11-22T00:00:00+00:00By

Summary providing a step-by-step approach to ensure that adults and children (not babies) are weighed accurately.

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Managing malnutrition in COPD

2017-06-27T16:00:00+01:00By , ,

This summary provides advice on identifying malnutrition risk in patients with COPD and managing nutrition in accordance with risk category; it also provides a pathway for using oral nutritional supplements.

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Government healthy eating recommendations

2017-03-20T09:34:00+00:00By

This summary provides government dietary advice and nutrient recommendations throughout the life course.

Tools and resources

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Ethics and clinically assisted nutrition or hydration approaching the end of life—decision tree

2017-01-17T12:13:00+00:00

Source: BAPEN (www.bapen.org.uk/pdfs/decision-trees/ethics-and-clinically-assisted-nutrition.pdf). Hosted with permission. November 2012.

Cow's milk allergy—the facts

2016-11-25T12:07:00+00:00

Source: Anaphylaxis Campaign (www.anaphylaxis.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Cows-Milk-2015v6.pdf). Hosted with permission. January 2016 (next review date January 2019).

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