Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


MEDSCI 711 - Clinical Nutrition

15 Points

Semester 1
Grafton

Description


Prevention of malnutrition and maintenance of nutritional status during acute and chronic illness through 'artificial' or 'interventional' means. Diagnosis and quantitation of malnutrition, and monitoring of nutrition support therapy. Practical techniques, common complications and quality assurance through a multidisciplinary team approach. Includes treatment of anorexia nervosa and cancer cachexia.

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