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Specific Support for Common Conditions

A number of resources are available that have been specifically developed to assist healthcare professionals working with patients who have malnutrition as a result of a specific condition. These include:

COPD

COPD

A practical guide to 'Managing Malnutrition in COPD' to assist healthcare professionals in identifying and managing people with COPD who are malnourished or at risk of disease-related malnutrition.

'Managing Malnutrition in COPD' includes a pathway for the appropriate use of Oral Nutritional Supplements (ONS) to support community healthcare professionals.

Three colour-coded leaflets for patients and carers are also available to download which contain dietary advice, advice on eating and physical activity and tips on coping with common symptoms of COPD including dry mouth, taste changes and shortness of breath.  In addition the red (high risk) leaflet includes advice on incorporating oral nutritional supplements into the diet:

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If you would like to contact us regarding the malnutrition pathway materials and website please email: hilary@franklincoms.co.uk

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