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Beaumont Cancer Institute

Beaumont Cancer Institute

Royal Oak, Michigan

Closing the Gap: An Outpatient Nutrition Clinic

At this outpatient nutrition clinic, head and neck cancer patients are assessed for calorie intake and receive nutrition education. Hear about a protocol for closer monitoring of patient weight, calorie and water intake, hydration status, standard laboratory testing, and one-on-one nutritional counseling. Find out how this program closed a care gap and improved patients’ overall quality of life by decreasing ER visits, re-admissions, and treatment breaks.

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