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The following Professional Resources are produced by the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) and are available to download on the link below.

ESPEN Guidelines for Adult Parenteral Nutrition

N.J.M. Cano, M. Aparicio, G. Brunori, et al. Clinical Nutrition 2009; 28:359-479.

Covers renal failure, cardiology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, hepatology, home parenteral nutrition, intensive care, oncology, pancreatitis and surgery.

ESPEN Guidelines on Adult Enteral Nutrition

H. Lochs, L. Valentini, T. Schütz, et al. Clinical Nutrition 2006; 25:177-360.

Covers ethical and legal aspects of EN as well as the areas of cardiology, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, geriatrics, hepatology, wasting in HIV, intensive care, oncology, pancreatitis and surgery.

ESPEN/ESPGHAN Guidelines on Paediatric Parenteral Nutrition

B. Koletzko, C. Agostoni, P. Ball et al Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 2005; 41:S1-S87.

Includes details on lipids, amino acids, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, home parenteral nutrition, venous access and complications.

ESPEN Guidelines on Enteral Nutrition — Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy

C. Löser, G. Aschl, X. Hébuterne et al. Clinical Nutrition 2005; 24:848-861.

ESPEN Guidelines for Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (Part 1: Review of Principles and Methods)

U.G. Kyle, I. Bosaeus, A.D. De Lorenzo et al. Clinical Nutrition 2004; 23:1226-1243. 

ESPEN Guidelines for Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (Part 2: Utilization in Clinical Practice)

U.G. Kyle, I. Bosaeus, A.D. De Lorenzo. Clinical Nutrition 2004; 23:1430-1453.

PeriLip/EARNEST/CHF/DPSG/EAPM/ESPEN/ESPGHAN/IFPA/ISFAL Consensus statement on dietary fat intakes for pregnant and lactating women

B. Koletzko, I. Cetin, J.T. Brenna for the Perinatal Lipid Intake Working Group British Journal of Nutrition 2007; 98:253-9.

Click on the links below to view Professional Resources by IrSPEN, BAPEN, ASPEN and INDI available to download free of charge: