Guideline summaries

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NICE guideline: nutrition support for adults


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


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


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

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BAPEN/RCGP adult malnutrition guideline

2014-06-01T00:00:00+01:00By RCGP

A brief guideline summary on the identification and management of adult malnutrition in the community. Includes the 'MUST' tool and a treatment algorithm.

Tools and resources

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


Source: BAPEN ( Hosted with permission. November 2012.

Cow's milk allergy—the facts


Source: Anaphylaxis Campaign ( Hosted with permission. January 2016 (next review date January 2019).

Managing malnutrition with oral nutritional supplements (ONS)—advice for healthcare professionals


This advice for healthcare professionals on managing malnutrition with oral nutritional supplements (ONS) has been developed by a multi-professional group. It is endorsed by the RCGP, the BAPEN, the BPNG, the PSNC, the PCSG, and the RPS. It is supported by the BDA, the NNNG, and the RCN. First produced ...

Eatwell guide


Source: Public Health England in association with the Welsh Government, Food Standards Scotland, and the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland. © Crown copyright 2016