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Nutrition and Dietetics Key Documents

Please note that the clinical key documents are not designed to be printed, but to be viewed on-line.  This is to ensure that the correct and most up to date version is being used.  If, in exceptional circumstances, you need to print a copy, please note that the information will only be valid for 24 hours and should be read in conjunction with the Key Document Supporting Information and/or Key Document intranet page, which will provide additional information including approval and review dates

Using the Key Document page

Policy on the use of an AMT Nasal Bridle Fixation device to secure a Nasogastric/Nasojejunal Feeding Tube

Review date - 30th December 2020

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Guideline for the management of re-feeding syndrome 

Review date - 6th May 2021 

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Out of hours emergency feeding starter regime (including risk reduction for re-feeding syndrome) 

Review date - 6th May 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy guideline - Adults 

Review date – 13th May 2021

 This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Nasogastric feeding tube insertion and care - Adult 

Review date - 13th February 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

Parenteral nutrition guidelines 

Review date - 1st May 2020 

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Guideline for Malnutrition Screening of Adult Inpatients and its Subsequent Management - Using the 'Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool' ('MUST')

Review date - 11th December 2020

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

Applications of mittens as a physical restraint for patients requiring naso-gastric feeding

Review date - 25th June 2022 

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Critical Care Nutrition Guidelines

Review date - 20th August 2020 

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Guideline for Good practice at mealtimes Guidelines

Review date - 12th December 2020 

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

Oral care guidelines

Review date - 7th October 2022

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Fluid Balance Guidelines

Review date - 14th October 2021

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Nil by Mouth Signs 

Page last updated: 27 October 2020