Chapter 25: Nutrition and Fluid Therapy


https://www.bapen.org.uk/nutrition-support/parenteral-nutrition/ (free)

Guidance on parenteral nutrition administration from the British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg32/chapter/1-Guidance#parenteral-nutrition-in-hospital-and-the-community/ (free)

Guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on nutritional support and screening for malnutrition in the hospital and the community.

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/618167/government_dietary_recommendations.pdf (free)

National guidance on energy and nutrients for males and females aged 1–18 years and 19+ years, based on recommendations from the Committee on Medical Aspects of Food Policy (COMA) and the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN).

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg174/ (free)

Guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on administration of fluid therapy in hospital inpatients, including the optimal composition, rate and amount of fluid to be administered.

https://bnf.nice.org.uk/treatment-summary/short-bowel-syndrome.html (free)

British National Formulary website with descriptions of common medications that can be used to ameliorate some of the symptoms associated with short bowel syndrome.

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