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Inpatient Neurology Nutrition

Common conditions seen include: 
-Brain and spinal cord tumors and injuries
-Stroke
-Vascular malformations
-Brain hemorrhages and aneurysms
-Subdural hematomas
-Epilepsy

The role of the Clinical Nutritionist the benefit of nutrition therapy:
-Assess nutrition status
-Seek solutions to maximize nutrition status within boundaries of patient's care plan
 (i.e. oral liquid supplementation, snacks)
-Further recommendations to MD include adding a multivitamin, to replace
 electrolytes, to consider nutrition support.
-Offer encouragement and provided education to patients and families as 
 appropriate