British Consensus Guidelines on Intravenous Fluid Therapy for Adult Surgical Patients (GIFTASUP)
Published 2008 (updated 2011), Chair: Jeremy Powell-Tuck
On behalf of BAPEN Medical (a core group of BAPEN), the Association for Clinical Biochemistry, the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, the Society of Academic and Research Surgery, the Renal Association and the Intensive Care Society.
Nutritional Support for Adults and Children. A handbook for hospital practice.
Published: 2004; Editor: Tim Bowling
This book was written in response to a brief from BAPEN Council to practical support in clinical nutrition and addresses the dearth of knowledge about clinical nutrition and nutrition support in hospitals. It is aimed at all professions involved in a nutrition support (dietitians, doctors, nurses and pharmacists).
Home Parenteral Nutrition in the United Kingdom. A Position Paper
Published: 2003; Dr Barry JM Jones, Home Parenteral Nutrition Officer, BAPEN
Guidance on drug administration via enteral feeding tubes
Administering Drugs via Enteral Feeding Tubes. A Practical Guide
Published: 2003 (updated 2004)
The A3 poster is suitable for use on the ward or in clinics. The flow diagram provides a step by step guide for safe drug administration via this route. The poster also includes basic information on legal implications, health and safety and drug interactions.
Current Perspectives on Paediatric Parenteral Nutrition
Published: 2000; Chairman and Editor: Professor PJ Milla
This report provided up to date information on current practice in paediatric parenteral nutrition.
Issues covered included:
- the role of, and indications for, parenteral nutrition in childhood
- constituents of PN, micronutrient requirements and pharmaceutical considerations
- routes of delivery of nutrients
- complications and monitoring, with particular reference to the role of the nutrition support team
- organisation of home parenteral nutrition
Current Perspectives on Enteral Nutrition in Adults
Published: 1999; Chairman and Editor: CA McAtear
This document was released to provide up-to-date information on current practice in enteral feeding with the aim of assisting the development of local policies and procedures.
Issues covered include:
- why patients should be fed enterally
- which patients should be fed enterally
- how to estimate a patient’s nutritional requirements
- route and tube options for enteral feeding
- the types of feed available for enteral feeding and when each should be used
- monitoring patients on enteral feeding
- complications of enteral feeding and and recommendations for management
Hospital Food as Treatment
Published: 1999; Chairman and Editor: Dr SP Allison
Ethical and Legal Aspects of Clinical Hydration and Nutritional Support
Published: 1998; Chairman and Editor: Professor J Lennard-Jones
Current Perspectives on Parenteral Nutrition in Adults
Published: 1996; Chairman and Editor: Dr CR Pennington
Standards & Guidelines for Nutritional Support of Patients in Hospitals
Published: 1996; Chairman and Editor: T Sizer
Home Parenteral Nutrition - Quality Criteria for Clinical Services and the Supply of Nutrient Fluids and Equipment
Organisation of Nutritional Support in Hospitals. Nutrition steering committee and nutrition support teams – needs, structure and roles
Published: 1994; Chairman and Editor: Dr DBA Silk
Enteral & Parenteral Nutrition in the Community
Published: 1994; Chairman and Editor: Dr M Elia