Improve Patient Outcomes: ASPEN's Step-by-Step Guide to Addressing Malnutrition

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Improve Patient Outcomes: A.S.P.E.N.

Tools to implement the optimal nutrition care plan and measure results for patients with malnutrition.

  • ISBN: 978-1-889622-27-9
  • 177 pages
  • SKU 227919
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This guide from ASPEN provides you and your nutrition care team with resources and tools to identify, document, code, and treat malnutrition from admission through discharge, helping you implement an optimal nutrition care plan, measure the quality of your team's efforts, and improve the value to your patient.

Features include:

  • Care pathways for adult and pediatric patients
  • Tools to use in screening, assessment and correction of adult and pediatric malnutrition
  • Methods to support Joint Commission recommendations addressing malnutrition
  • Comparison of ICD-9 and ICD-10 malnutrition diagnostic codes
  • Cut-off parameters to define severity and monitor recovery
  • Pocket card-sized text to copy and cut for your use at the bedside
  • Reprints of important articles on malnutrition

Includes two free laminated 8.5 x 11 resource cards—one adult pathway and one pediatric pathway!

Published 2015
Soft cover, perfect bound

  • ISBN: 978-1-889622-27-9
  • 177 pages
  • SKU 227919