Implementation of standardized nutrition guidelines by renal dietitians is associated with improved nutrition status.

@article{Campbell2009ImplementationOS,
  title={Implementation of standardized nutrition guidelines by renal dietitians is associated with improved nutrition status.},
  author={Katrina L Campbell and Susan Ash and Rachel Zabel and Catherine McFarlane and Philip Juffs and Judith D Bauer},
  journal={Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={136-44}
}
OBJECTIVE Standardized nutrition guidelines that focus on a nutrition care process have been used by dietitians treating renal patients in Australia for over 3 years. We show the impact of this implementation on the nutritional status of a cohort of hemodialysis patients. DESIGN We conducted a retrospective observational study, investigating a cohort of maintenance hemodialysis patients after the implementation of a systematic approach to the patient's nutritional care. SETTING This study… CONTINUE READING

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