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- Q15. Which patients should be identified for prophylactic enteral feeding?
- Q19. What are the effective methods of implementation to ensure positive outcomes?
- Q2. When should patients be screened and referred to the dietitian?
- Q7. Does nutrition intervention improve outcomes? - Radiotherapy and chemotherapy