Optimizing integration of nutrition into patient care through physician leadership

Robert F. Kushner, Toby Graham, Refaat Hegazi, Gordon Jensen, Paul Marik, Russell Merritt

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Abstract

This presentation addresses the importance of using standardized terminology to describe the physician who specializes in clinical nutrition, definitions used by the 3 nutrition boards to describe the physician who is specializing in the field of clinical nutrition, differentiating "competence" from "expertise" in medical nutrition, defining the functions of medical nutrition team members, and describing the unique role of physician nutritionists in new medical nutrition teams.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)30S-39S
JournalJournal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Volume34
Issue number6 SUPPL.
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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