Clinical nutrition

Edited by Christine Norton, Julia Williams, Claire Taylor, Annmarie Nunwa and Kathy Whayman

in Oxford Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199298655
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598021 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Clinical nutrition

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Organization of nutrition support - Roles of nutrition support team members - Undernutrition - Nutrition screening - Nutrition assessment - Estimating requirements - Nutrition support - Withholding and withdrawing nutrition support - Refeeding problems - Enteral nutrition - Short-term feeding - Long-term feeding - Nasogastric tube placement - Nasogastric tube management - Gastrostomy tube placement - Gastrostomy tube management - Replacement of gastrostomy tubes - Percutaneous intestinal feeding - Enteral feed preparations - Complications of enteral feeding - Mechanical complications of enteral feeding - Infective complications of enteral feeding - GI disturbances in enteral feeding - Monitoring enteral nutrition - Home enteral nutrition - Drug administration and enteral nutrition - Parenteral nutrition - Parenteral nutrition: central venous catheter access - Parenteral nutrition: peripheral vein catheter access - Parenteral nutrition: catheter insertion - Parenteral nutrition: catheter care - Parenteral nutrition: formulation - Parenteral nutrition: administration - Parenteral nutrition: monitoring - Home parenteral nutrition - Nutrition and the surgical patient - Nutritional management of gastrointestinal disease

Chapter.  17241 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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