Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week™ : sign up for daily webinars and check out our infographic resources
Sept 23 to 27, 2019
Welcome to the fifth annual Canadian Malnutrition Awareness™ Week! This year's theme is "Malnutrition in the Community". Malnutrition Awareness Week™ is a mark of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN). Used with permission from ASPEN.
CMTF Newsletter - July 2019
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CMTF Newsletter - March 2019
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Meal Times Matter at Providence Care Hospital
In recognition of Canadian Malnutrition Week, we are taking a look at what Providence Care Hospital has done to resolve issues that often stop patients from eating well in hospitals. It’s not always the menu, often it’s a multifaceted problem that includes interruptions during meal times, lack of assistance to…
Hospital Food You Can Excited About
Bland institutional food can be bad for patients in many ways..... http://nyti.ms/2NreVoE
More-2-Eat Implementation Study Phase 2 research opportunity
More-2-Eat is seeking 5 new hospitals to be part of Phase 2. During this 18-month study, the original 5 hospitals will spread their improved nutrition care processes to other units, while 5 new hospitals will learn how to make improvements and will be supported to make change.
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Putting more nutrition on the tray- Improving hospital food
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)…
Nil per Os Orders for Imaging - A Teachable Moment
This recently published review uses a case study to discuss the overuse and inappropriate use of the NPO order:
SipSup program at Montreal General and Royal Victoria Hosptials in Montreal
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.