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.