Nutrition Support and Patient Safety

23 June 2022
13 July 2022
Nutrition support is generally a low-risk and cost-effective treatment to improve outcomes for patients. Paramount for the safe delivery of nutrition support are adequate documentation of nutrient and fluid requirements, timely and correct placement of enteral feeding tubes or intravenous lines, and adequate monitoring of the feeding and patient’s response. This virtual issue highlights recent evidence and recommendations to inform nutrition support practitioners who can limit risks and improve patient safety and outcomes.

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ASPEN launched Malnutrition Awareness WeekTM in 2012 and today reaches more than 9.8 million healthcare professionals, policy makers, influencers, and the public. Discover resources here to help clinicians detect, diagnose, prevent, and treat disease-related malnutrition.