The function of the nutritionist was to identify and anticipate nutritional problems, to facilitate complete care for each infant, and to serve as an educational resource to staff, patients, and families. Neonatal nutrition is an open and challenging field for nutritionists. An expanded role for the nutritionist as a member of the physician-nutritionist team, as demonstrated in this article, may provide direction for the organization of such a team in other health care facilities with neonatal intensive care units.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the American Dietetic Association|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1983|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Food Science
- Nutrition and Dietetics