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2014-01-14 12:27:51

Company to sponsor symposium for leading clinical nutrition experts BETHLEHEM, Pa., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) will showcase its Clinical Nutrition portfolio, which enables customers to customize their patient's parenteral nutrition needs safely in-house or via outsourcing, at the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.), Clinical Nutrition Week 2014, Savannah International Convention & Trade Center, Savannah, GA January 18-21,...

2014-01-07 16:25:20

CTCA to be recognized at A.S.P.E.N Conference in January 2014 SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has been recognized by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) with the organization's "Clinical Nutrition Team of Distinction Award". Members of the CTCA professional staff will be honored by A.S.P.E.N at its Clinical Nutrition Week Conference in Savannah , GA this January 2014. This award is...

2013-11-20 12:28:12

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While previous studies have suggested that malnutrition is present in between 21% and 54% of hospitalized patients, new research, published in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, finds that only 3.2% of U.S. hospital patients were given a diagnosis of malnutrition. This new study and prior studies do agree, however, that malnutrition is associated with unfavorable outcomes including higher infection rates,...

2013-09-24 08:30:05

Underperformed Nutrition Assessment Associated with Poorer Outcomes and Higher Cost SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Multiple studies find that approximately one in every three patients admitted to a hospital in the United States is suffering from malnutrition, and in many cases patients are becoming malnourished while in the hospital. Malnourished patients often require longer hospital stays, have a greater chance of readmission, and suffer higher rates of...

2013-02-09 16:20:14

CINCINNATI, Feb. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) today presented Marianne Duda with the Distinguished Nutrition Support Dietitian Service Award during the President's Address at Clinical Nutrition Week 2013. The award is given to the dietitian member who has made exceptional leadership and practice contributions that have furthered the vision and mission of the Society over a sustained period of time. She is Nutrition Program...

2013-02-07 12:27:43

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- American Outcomes Management, L.P. (AOM) announced today that Stanley J. Dudrick MD has joined AOM as Medical Director for Nutritional Services. Dr. Dudrick is universally recognized as the 'Father' of Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN). His groundbreaking work in nutrition while at the University of Pennsylvania established the research basis for the use of TPN in the clinical setting. His continued development of our understanding of nutrition...

2012-05-03 18:40:18

A new systematic assessment of malnutrition, created by researchers at Penn State, will aid dietitians and other health care providers in diagnosis and treatment. Up to 50 percent of patients in hospitals and nursing facilities are estimated to be malnourished, according to Gordon Jensen, professor and head of nutritional sciences, Penn State. Although malnutrition is widespread, confusion exists in the clinical community on how to best make this diagnose. Malnourished patients are...

2012-01-20 13:08:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Health Science will unveil its pediatric closed system formulas with the new SpikeRight® PLUS port at the annual American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition's (A.S.P.E.N.) Clinical Nutrition Week meeting being held in Orlando January 21-24. The introduction marks a significant step in supporting the provision of safe enteral (tube) feeding. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-12-06 03:24:00

ATLANTA, December 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Skills Related to Nutrition Care in Mosby's Nursing Skills to be Reviewed and Updated by Top-Tier Organization Elsevier/MC Strategies [http://www.mcstrategies.com ], a pioneer in providing eLearning solutions to more than 1,300 healthcare organizations announced today its collaboration with the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition [http://www.nutritioncare.org ] (A.S.P.E.N.) to review and amend the...

2011-09-14 07:00:00

Consensus Panel Calls for Specialized Nutritional Therapy FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A newly published consensus report prepared by a panel of clinical experts, with sponsorship from Nestle Health Science, reveals that there are opportunities to do more to manage the impact of obesity on the delivery of critical care, particularly in the area of nutrition therapy. With more than 25 percent of ICU patients considered to be obese or severely obese,(1) the...