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Independent professional body guideline

Managing malnutrition in COPD

2020-03-09T09:00:00+00:00By ACPRC, ARNS, BAPEN, BDA, British Lung Foundation, Education for Health, NNNG, PCRS, RCGP, RCN

Advice on the risk of malnutrition in patients with COPD and managing nutrition appropriately; includes a pathway on oral nutritional supplements.

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Independent professional body guideline

BAPEN adult malnutrition guideline

2018-08-13T15:02:00+01:00By BAPEN RCGP RCN RPS BDA BPNG NNNG PCSG PCPA and the Patients Association

A summary on the identification and management of adult malnutrition in the community. Includes the ‘MUST’ tool and a treatment algorithm.

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NICE guideline

NICE guideline: nutrition support for adults


This summary covers nutritional support for adults including oral nutrition support, enteral tube feeding, and parenteral nutrition.

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Independent professional body guideline

NNNG guideline: measuring body weight

2017-11-22T00:00:00+00:00By NNNG

A summary that provides a step-by-step approach to ensure that adults and children (not babies) are weighed accurately.

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NICE guideline

NICE vitamin D guideline


An up-to-date summary of the recommendations set out in the NICE guideline on increasing vitamin D supplement use among groups at risk of deficiency.


PHE/DH/DWP guideline

Government healthy eating recommendations


This summary provides government dietary advice and nutrient recommendations throughout the life course.

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Independent professional body guideline

BAPEN Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool guideline


A useful summary of BAPEN's guidance on the use of the 'Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool' ('MUST') for adults, including a step-by-step algorithm.

Resource hub

  • Ethics and clinically assisted nutrition or hydration approaching the end of life—decision tree

  • Managing malnutrition with oral nutritional supplements (ONS)—advice for healthcare professionals

  • Eatwell guide