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2014-08-08 10:50:01

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) Pediatric inpatients with poor nutrition are at greater risk for problems with their immune systems, physical and cognitive development, and clinical outcomes. Detection of nutritional issues in pediatric inpatients would allow providers to develop intervention and treatment plans to improve health outcomes. While hospitals do not commonly screen children for nutrition, a new tool developed in Australia could change...

2014-07-03 12:49:40

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) As older adults typically have one or more chronic health conditions that can affect dietary intake, malnutrition has been identified as a serious problem in older adults. This has given rise to the recommendation that nutrition screenings be a mandatory part of the comprehensive geriatric analysis (CGA). The CGA, first developed in the 1930s, is a multidimensional diagnostic process that looks at a frail elderly...

2014-07-03 12:47:36

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) Pediatric patients with intestinal failure often need gastrostomy tubes, or feeding tubes inserted into an opening created in the stomach, for long-term nutrition. The use of such tubes can lead to persistent gastrocutaneous fistulae, or the failure of the opening to close on its own, resulting in a need for surgical closure. The causes of gastrocutaneous fistulae in pediatric patients are largely unknown, but...

2014-07-03 12:45:12

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) A new study gives hospitals overall good marks for conducting nutrition screenings within 24 hours of a patient's admission, but finds that many need to improve other practices to be more effective. The study, conducted by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) and published today in A.S.P.E.N's Nutrition in Clinical Practice, found that while most respondents said that screening patients...

2014-06-28 12:23:35

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) On the heels of the 2014 hurricane season, researchers are calling for home parenteral and enteral nutrition (HPEN) consumers and their homecare providers to have a comprehensive emergency preparedness plan (EPP) to ensure that special needs are met during the time of a disaster. In a paper published today in the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition's (A.S.P.E.N.) Nutrition in Clinical Practice journal,...

2014-06-28 12:20:57

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) Current guidelines to help prevent bloodstream infections during intravenous feeding may need revisions to strengthen protections for patients, a new study finds. Researchers at the United Kingdom's University of Southampton found that current guidelines do not account for other independent factors that can affect the growth of potentially deadly microorganisms. Their study was published today in the OnlineFirst version...

2014-06-18 12:33:34

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Clinical Nutrition Products Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/dietary/supplements/clinical_nutrition_products.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Clinical Nutrition Products in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Enteral Nutrition, Infant Nutrition, and Parenteral Nutrition. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US,...

2014-05-22 11:28:19

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) Universal guidelines and improvements in technology are needed to reduce injuries and deaths from improper placement of nasogastric feeding tubes in pediatric patients, according to a comprehensive review of published literature. The review, conducted by the New Opportunities for Verification of Enteral Tube Location (NOVEL) Work Group Project of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.)...

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...


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