Nutrition in Surgery Patients

In this podcast Dr. Leah Gramlich, a gastroenterologist at the University of Alberta, discusses nutrition in patients.

After listening to this podcast you should be able to:

  • Describe why (mal)nutrition is important in your patients
  • Describe dietary components, guidelines and food considerations in hospitalized patients
  • Describe strategies to enhance food intake in hospitalized surgery patients
  • Discuss alternatives to oral diet – rationale, routes
  • Describe Enteral Nutrition- indications, contraindications, complications
  • Describe Parenteral Nutrition – indications, contraindications, complications

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