Q9. What are the goals of nutrition intervention? - Pre treatment

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Q9. What are the goals of nutrition intervention? - Pre treatment

Summary

No evidence identified in studies specific to head and neck cancer, use the Evidence Based Practice Guidelines for Nutritional Management of Malnutrition in Adult Patients Across the Continuum of Care [1].

Recommendation Grade
Aim to maintain/prevent a decline/improve nutritional status and associated outcomes in adults with malnutrition or at risk of malnutrition.
A

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References

  1. Watterson C, Fraser A, Banks M, Isenring E, Miller M, Silvester C, et al. Evidence based practice guidelines for the nutritional management of malnutrition in adult patients across the continuum of care. Nutrition & Dietetics 2009 Dec;66(Suppl 3):1-34. Abstract available at http://www.clinicalguidelines.gov.au/search.php?pageType=2&fldglrID=1617&.
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