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These guidelines were developed by a multidisciplinary group of experienced IF clinicians in response to the coronavirus pandemic. They were written and published in March 2020 and are based on expert consensus. Please always use the electronic version on the BAPEN website in order to ensure you are using the latest version as we will be updating them as the crisis evolves.
Disclaimer: BAPEN Position Statements/Guidelines have been prepared as guidance only to assist qualified healthcare professionals in the decision making processes surrounding nutritional care. Users of these materials may only do so on the condition that they exercise their own professional knowledge and skills when applying such guidance to specific circumstances. Anyone without the appropriate qualifications must seek the advice of a qualified healthcare professional before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the policies or guidance. BAPEN does not (i) owe a duty of care to users of the policies or guidance who are not qualified healthcare professionals; and (ii) cannot accept liability to anyone using these policies or guidance.