Better Nutrition and Fluid Management- January 2013


Better Nutrition and Fluid Management


Listed below is the high level evidence on Better Nutrition and Fluid Management produced by NICE, SIGN and NHS based organisations. Also included are the European Society guidelines where available. This list is produced and maintained by HEFT Library Services to support VITAL 4 Medics core skills programme developed in the Trust.


Map of Medicine


Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance


National Guidelines & Non-UK Guidelines (includes Professional Bodies/Associations)


British Consensus Guidelines on Intravenous Fluid Therapy for Adult Surgical Patients Giftasup

Jeremy Powell-Tuck et al. On behalf of BAPEN Medical 2011


Nutrition in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

The Renal Association, 2010


Management of patients with stroke: identification and management of dysphagia A national clinical guideline

SIGN Guidance, 2010


Nutrition support in adults Oral nutrition support, enteral tube feeding and parenteral nutrition

NICE Guidance CG32, 2006


Systematic Reviews – Cochrane Library


Nutritional support for liver disease
Ronald L Koretz, Alison Avenell, Timothy O Lipman
May 2012


Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy versus nasogastric tube feeding for adults with swallowing disturbances
Claudio AR Gomes Jr, Suzana AS Lustosa, Delcio Matos, Régis B Andriolo, Daniel R Waisberg, Jaques Waisberg
March 2012


Medically assisted nutrition for palliative care in adult patients
Phillip Good, John Cavenagh, Mark Mather, Peter Ravenscroft
June 2011


Early enteral nutrition within 24h of colorectal surgery versus later commencement of feeding for postoperative complications
Henning Keinke Andersen, Stephen J Lewis, Steve Thomas
February 2011


Enteral tube feeding for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease
Hans Dieter Katzberg, Michael Benatar
January 2011


Hypertonic saline for peri-operative fluid management
Vivian McAlister, Karen EA Burns, Tammy Znajda, Brian Church
January 2010



Enteral versus parenteral nutrition for acute pancreatitis
Mohammed Al-Omran, Zaina H AlBalawi, Mariam F Tashkandi, Lubna A Al-Ansary
November 2010


Nutritional support for acute kidney injury
Yi Li, Xi Tang, Juqian Zhang, Taixiang Wu
January 2010


Enteral feeding methods for nutritional management in patients with head and neck cancers being treated with radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy
Brenda Nugent, Sian Lewis, Joe M O'Sullivan
March 2010


Interventions for dysphagia in acute stroke
Philip MW Bath, Fiona J Bath-Hextall, David Smithard
January 2009


Nutritional interventions for reducing morbidity and mortality in people with HIV
Sarah S. N. Mahlungulu, Liesl Grobler, Marianne ME Visser, Jimmy Volmink
January 2009



Enteral tube feeding for older people with advanced dementia
Elizabeth L Sampson, Bridget Candy, Louise Jones
April 2009


Nutritional interventions for preventing and treating pressure ulcers
Gero Langer, Astrid Knerr, Oliver Kuss, Johann Behrens, Gabriele J Schlömer
July 2008


Nutritional supplementation for stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Ivone Ferreira, Dina Brooks, Yves Lacasse, Roger Goldstein, John White
October 2008


NHS Evidence


Nutrition Support in adults: costing report

NICE, 2011

A costing report and costing template have been produced by NICE to provide an implementation tool to estimate the financial impact to the NHS of implementing the clinical guideline CG32 Nutrition support in adults.


Malnutrition Matters Meeting Quality Standards in Nutritional Care

Ailsa Brotherton, Nicola Simmonds and Mike Stroud on behalf of the BAPEN Quality Group

First published May 2010 by BAPEN (British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition)

A Toolkit for Commissioners and Providers in England


A.S.P.E.N. clinical guidelines: Nutrition screening, assessment, and intervention in adults.

Citation: Jpen: Journal of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition, January 2011, vol./is. 35/1(16-24), Author(s): Mueller C, Compher C, Ellen DM, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) Board of Directors


THE ‘MUST’ EXPLANATORY BOOKLET. A Guide to the ‘Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool’ (‘MUST’) for Adults

The British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN), 2011