TUTORIAL: DEVELOPMENT & IMPLEMENTATION OF A MULTIDISCIPLINARY PREOPERATIVE NUTRITION OPTIMIZATION CLINIC

In this article, published in the March 2020 edition of the Journal of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition (JPEN), you’ll learn about the implementation of a novel Perioperative Enhancement Team (POET) Nutrition Clinic and structured model of perioperative nutrition assessment and optimization that allows for wide implementation and generalizability in other centers worldwide to improve recognition and treatment of perioperative nutrition risk.

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ANHI - PREVENTIVE MEDICINE RESPONDS TO COVID-19

This article by ANHI Director Amie Heap, MPH, RDN, published in The American College of Preventive Medicine’s new blog series, “Preventive Medicine Responds to COVID-19", details how Abbott, the world’s leading provider of therapeutic nutrition educational resources is working together with healthcare professionals and institutions to meet the challenges of COVID-19.

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ANHI - PREVENTIVE MEDICINE RESPONDS TO COVID-19

COVID-19: PANDEMIC CONTINGENCY PLANNING FOR THE ALLERGY & IMMUNOLOGY CLINIC

This article, published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice (2020), brings together a wide host of experts to discuss the impact that a global infectious pandemic could have on the ambulatory allergy services.

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MALNUTRITION IN HOSPITALIZED OLDER ADULTS

This article, published in the April 2020 edition of Today’s Dietitian, discusses how the Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii) has helped to improve patient outcomes while decreasing operating costs across participating hospital systems.

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IMPACT OF AN INTERDISCIPLINARY MALNUTRITION QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AT A LARGE METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL

This article, published in the March 2020 edition of BMJ Open Quality, reflects on the quality improvement activities Tampa General undertook to address malnutrition care gaps, and the improvements they saw related to length of stay and infection rates among malnourished patients and patients at risk of malnutrition.

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Malnutrition in Critically Ill Patients: ASPEN/JPEN Podcast

In this podcast, David Seres, MD, ScM, PNS, and Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD, FASPEN, discuss the negative and costly consequences of malnutrition, and address the importance of appropriate malnutrition diagnosis and nutrition intervention in the critical care setting.

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PREVENT, TREAT, SURVIVE: EATING WELL THROUGH THE CONTINUUM OF CANCER

Good nutrition is critical during cancer treatment. This article addresses common questions that people have about cancer, diet, and nutrition.

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POSITION PAPER FROM THE ACADEMY: MALNUTRITION SCREENING TOOL FOR ALL ADULTS

In the April 2020 edition of JAND, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics states its position that, based upon current evidence, the Malnutrition Screening Tool (MST) should be used to screen adults for malnutrition (undernutrition) regardless of their age, medical history, or setting.

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PROBIOTICS & PRETERM INFANTS: A POSITION PAPER BY ESPGHAN

ESPGHAN has published a position paper in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology that includes a conditional recommendation to use the probiotic blend of Bifidobacterium lactis (BB-12), Bifidobacterium infantis (BB-02), and Streptococcus thermophilus (TH-4) when each of the strains is administered at a dose of 3.0 to 3.5 x 108 cfu/g.

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Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative Supplement to JAND

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics released a special Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii) supplement to the September Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (JAND). The supplement features articles and abstracts highlighting the impact of malnutrition quality improvement on interdisciplinary patient care and clinical nutrition practice.

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