In this webinar, Ione DeBrito-Ashurst, RD, PhD, will discuss the importance of muscle mass, especially for the oncology patient; explain how low muscle mass can lead to negative clinical outcomes; illustrate the role of nutrition during and after cancer therapies; and describe the concept of prehabilitation as an integral part of cancer treatment.
DATE: Tuesday, 3 November
TIME: 6-7 PM BST
In this course, Sanjay Sumna, MD, FRCO, will identify the importance of assessing and optimizing muscle strength to reduce the risk of an older individual falling; discuss practical tips and current guidelines for assessing falls risk, malnutrition and muscle health; and review the importance of protein for maintaining good muscle health.
In this course, Ione De Brito-Ashurst, PhD, RD, will review nutrition guidelines and recommendations related to recovery; describe the relationship between muscle and protein intake; and translate scientific evidence and literature into clinical practice.
In this course, you’ll define malnutrition; characterise the role of the dietitian and other health care professionals in assessing nutrition requirements; describe the impact of specific conditions on nutrition requirements; and discuss expectations for catch-up growth. Originally presented at the 2020 Growth Summit in Stockholm, Sweden.
In this course, you’ll discuss the role of nutrition in muscle and overall health; demonstrate the importance of measuring muscle strength, muscle mass and function to improve outcomes for vulnerable patient populations; and more. Originally recorded at the 41st ESPEN Congress in Krakow, Poland.
In this course, you’ll describe the validity of the mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) measurement; review z-score calculations and how to interpret results; and watch how to accurately take MUAC measurements in paediatric practice. Originally presented at the 2020 Growth Summit in Stockholm, Sweden.
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