A summary on the identification and management of adult malnutrition in the community. Includes the ‘MUST’ tool and a treatment algorithm.
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.
Tools and resources
Source: BAPEN (www.bapen.org.uk/pdfs/decision-trees/ethics-and-clinically-assisted-nutrition.pdf). Hosted with permission. November 2012.