Remit: Nutritional supplements

National Institute for Clinical Excellence

Remit for Guideline

Nutritional Supplements

The following remit was received from the Department of Health and the Welsh Assembly Government in May 2002 as part of the Institute's 7th wave programme of work.

Title: Clinical guideline on use of nutritional supplements, enteral and parenteral feeding methods.

Remit: "To develop a clinical guideline on appropriate methods of feeding for patients who;
A) are still capable of deriving at least some of their nutritional requirements by conventional feeding, and/ or

B) have difficulty in swallowing
including the use of nutritional supplements and enteral and parenteral feeding methods."

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