Nutrition Support in Adults: Evidence Update (NHS Evidence)

Summary

This August 2013 “Evidence Update” on Nutrition Support in Adults presents a summary of selected new evidence of relevance to the NICE (2006) Clinical Guideline “Nutrition support in adults: oral nutrition support, enteral tube feeding and parenteral nutrition” (CG32). Section headings in this evidence update cover:

  • Key points.
  • Commentary on new evidence.
    • Organisation of nutrition support in hospital and the community.
    • Screening for malnutrition and the risk of malnutrition in hospital and the community.
    • Indications for nutrition support in hospital and the community.
    • What to give in hospital and the community.
    • Monitoring of nutrition support in hospital and the community.
    • Oral nutrition support in hospital and the community.
    • Enteral tube feeding in hospital and the community.
    • Parenteral nutrition in hospital and the community.
    • Supporting patients in the community.
    • Areas not currently covered by NICE CG32.
  • New evidence uncertainties.
  • Appendices.

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Reference

Nutrition support in adults. Evidence Update 46. Manchester: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, August 2013.

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 9, August 2013].

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