The 2nd edition of the Managing Malnutrition in COPD guideline has been published today. The document also includes a pthway for the appropriate use of ONS to support community health professionals.
“ARNS is delighted to be involved with the development and update of these guidelines” says Joanne King, Consultant Respiratory Nurse and panel representative for the Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists (ARNS). “The first edition of the guidelines and the complimentary patient leaflets have been taken up widely by respiratory nurses across the UK and I hope they will find the updates in the guidance of assistance. By engaging with the multi-professional team in identifying and treating malnutrition we can offer continuity of nutritional care for patients leading to better outcomes and quality of life for patients.”
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