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RapidInfo4U – Have a query? Search our Repository.. Ask us a Question

Do you have a question related to Covid-19 in your clinical area (either directly related or as a result of practice change)? RapidInfo4U Healthcare Repository is an initiative aiming to implement

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Coronavirus News: Guidelines for Nutrition support of COVID-19 patients

NEW DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE Many patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 admitted to ICU will require artificial nutrition support.  To provide help to those dealing with ventilated patients who need feeding,

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Surgery can achieve 80% remission in patients with early Chronic Kidney Disease

Call to provide more surgical treatments to patients with Kidney Disease Ireland has been called on to offer more gastric surgery to people with kidney disease related to type 2

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COVID-19: Obesity patients must not be ‘stigmatised’ in re-start of non-COVID health treatments

Doctors publish ‘triage plan’ for obesity and diabetes treatments post-COVID-19 Doctors have cautioned against patients with obesity being ‘stigmatised’, in the re-start of non-COVID health treatments. The Irish Society for

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Consultation on the Critical Care Programme’s ‘Intensive care nutrition support guideline algorithm for adults’

This is an update of the 2012/2013 algorithm and reference document. The objective of the nutrition support algorithm and guidance (see attached) is to assist and support the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

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Nutrition screening to be introduced for all patients admitted to hospital

Treatment of malnutrition to be strengthened in hospitals New nutrition protocols of benefit to Covid-19 patients 30,000 bed days and €24m can be saved per year – as experts welcome new National Clinical

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The National Clinical Programme in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Guidance for Nutrition relating to COVID-19 Version 1.0 20th April 2020 Background It is important at this time that we continue to reinforce the importance of good nutritional care and

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VITAMIN D CAN HELP BUILD RESISTANCE TO RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS, INCLUDING COVID-19

VITAMIN D CAN HELP BUILD RESISTANCE TO RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS, INCLUDING COVID-19 Researchers from Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) and Trinity College Dublin (Trinity) have found that taking Vitamin D supplements

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IrSPEN National Survey of Patients on Nutrition Support at home in Ireland

Are you a patient or carer of someone receiving either home parenteral or enteral (tube feeding) nutrition living in Ireland?  If so, we want to hear from you. Who we

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Why dietary advice is a critical part of cancer care

Patients who lose weight have lower survival rates yet very few are given nutritional information and support Director of the Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism Niamh Rice presents