​Definition  

 

Scope of dietetic and clinical nutrition encompasses primarily the provision of optimal nutrition support, nutrition education and counseling to all inpatients and outpatients by using knowledge derived from dietetics. Clinical nutrition services provided but not limited to:

  • Patients with Type I and Type II Diabetes Mellitus

  • Patients with Gestational Diabetes

  • Patients with Metabolic Syndrome (Obesity, HTN and DM)

  • Patients with Cancer

  • Patients with Cardiac Disease

  • Patients with Renal Disease and on Renal Replacement Therapy

  • Pediatric patients with nutrient deficiencies, feeding problems and failure to thrive

  • Neonates requiring specialized enteral nutrition support

  • Adult and pediatric critical care patients

  • Geriatric patients requiring long term enteral nutrition support. 

Last Modified

17-Sep-2014 03:02 PM