Managing Adult Malnutrition

Including a pathway for the appropriate use of
oral nutritional supplements (ONS)


News Archive

From time to time we will publish relevant news articles on this section of the website.

News and updates regarding the management of adult malnutrition in the community are published throughout the year in our PATHWAY NEWSLETTER


Managing Adult Malnutrition

Management of malnutrition according to risk category: 'MUST’ is a 5 step screening tool that can be used across care settings to identify adults who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition.

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Oral Nutritional Supplements: Where individuals require (or already have) a prescription of ONS, this pathway will guide you in setting goals, deciding on dose and duration of ONS, how and when to monitor progress and when to discontinue prescription.

PATHWAY FOR USING ONS


A Guide to Managing Adult Malnutrition in the Community: the complete document is available.

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Other Documents

There is a selection of publications available in another section of this site.

RESOURCES AREA

Support for Patients & Carers

A number of resources are available that have been developed to support patients and carers.

PATIENTS & CARERS

Specific support for common conditions

A number of resources are available that have been developed to assist healthcare professionals supporting patients at risk of malnutrition as a result of a specific condition. These include:

COPD LUNG CANCER (external site)

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