Poor food intake in hospital can lead to a longer recovery. A new study is being undertaken in Ontario to better understand how food intake is associated with the patients' perception and satisfaction with hospital food. Researchers from the University of Guelph (Lisa Duizer) and University of Waterloo (Heather Keller)…
This recently published review uses a case study to discuss the overuse and inappropriate use of the NPO order:
The SipSup program was implemented in the department of Internal Medicine of the Montreal General Hospital in 2016 and is being carried out in the same service at the Royal Victoria Hospital.
Are you a primary care clinician working in Ontario? This poster may be of interest to you:
This appeared in la Tribune on June 16, 2017.
This appeared in the Ottawa Citizen on July 18, 2016
Later the same day on CBC’s As it Happens
Heather Keller was interviewed for this TVO article, which was published on Feb. 18, 2016
A senior resident writes that it is time to maximize one’s partnership with patients. Posted February 10, 2016
This letter to the editor was published in the Times Colonist on August 7, 2015. Take heed – poor food intake is an independent risk factor for malnutrition.
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