is not always the healthiest food,” said Lisa McDowell, MS, RD, director of clinical nutrition and wellness at St. ... There are two trends at work. While hospitals are changing the food that's served to patients, staff, and visitors, they're also
Nutrition therapy provided by ICUs often fails to meet guideline recommendations in a number of areas, a new study found. ... An article in the August 2009 issue of ACP Hospitalist addressed the challenges of providing appropriate nutrition therapy to
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. Individualized nutritional support appeared to improve survival and other clinical outcomes in at-risk medical inpatients versus standard hospital food, according to a recent study. ... Patients in the control group
The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) last week published a position paper with recommendations for using parenteral nutrition glutamine supplementation. ... More research is needed on glutamine-supplemented PN in specific
Guidelines for the diagnosis of malnutrition were published in the May 2012 Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, representing a consensus statement of the American Academy of Nutrition and ... Dietetics (the Academy) and the American
Take a humorous look at a fictional doctor's quest to get some food during a busy day. ... I'll get something at conference. They always have food there,” she mumbled to herself.
I stumbled to the dining table, which was still surprisingly laid out with food. ... Gastric antral vascular ectasia was not on my diet list. How about those nice cherries?
A. Enteral nutrition via nasogastric feeding tube. B. Enteral nutrition via percutaneous jejunal feeding tube. ... Decreasing the lipids in this patient's diet, rather than in his parenteral nutrition, may provide some clinical improvement, because oral
A. Enteral supplements. B. A gluten-free diet. C. A proton pump inhibitor. ... A gluten-free diet is used for treating celiac sprue, which this patient does not have.
If you take these healthy foods and simply preserve them, you increase the inorganic phosphate content by 51%,” he said. ... That gets us to this point: We believe that in certain at-risk communities, exposure to a diet very high in inorganic