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Nutrition support for adults: oral nutrition support, enteral tube feeding and parenteral nutrition

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Last updated:22nd Feb 2006

This guideline covers identifying and caring for adults who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition in hospital or in their own home or a care home. It offers advice on how oral, enteral tube feeding and parenteral nutrition support should be started, administered and stopped. It aims to support healthcare professionals identify malnourished people and help them to choose the most appropriate form of support.

 

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