Improving nutritional care: innovation and good practice.

  title={Improving nutritional care: innovation and good practice.},
  author={Carol E. Chapman and Mary Barker and Wendy Lawrence},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={71 4},
AIMS This paper presents examples of good practice in nutritional screening and care and identifies methods used to overcome contextual constraints and discusses the implications for nursing practice in hospitals. BACKGROUND Nutritional screening is an important step in identifying those at risk of malnutrition, but does not produce improved nutritional care unless it results in a care plan that is acted on. The importance of nutrition and implications for clinical care make it imperative to… CONTINUE READING
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