This summary provides useful information on nutrition support for adults. It covers oral nutrition support, enteral tube feeding, and parenteral nutrition.
Summary providing a step-by-step approach to ensure that adults and children (not babies) are weighed accurately.
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.
This summary provides government dietary advice and nutrient recommendations throughout the life course.
Tools and resources
Source: BAPEN (www.bapen.org.uk/pdfs/decision-trees/ethics-and-clinically-assisted-nutrition.pdf). Hosted with permission. November 2012.
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).
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 ...