Medical nutrition in oncology : potential solution for managing malnutrition in cancer patients in Switzerland

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A Master's thesis.
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Title
Medical nutrition in oncology : potential solution for managing malnutrition in cancer patients in Switzerland
Author(s)
Buncic Jelena
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Institution details
Université de Lausanne, Faculté des hautes études commerciales
Address
Lausanne
Publication state
Accepted
Issued date
2009
Genre
Mémoire / Institute of Health Economics and Management ; no 141
Language
french
Number of pages
55 f.
Notes
Master of Advanced Studies en économie et politique du medicament - Master of Advanced Studies in Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy (MASPEP) Mention de responsabiblité : / Jelena Buncic SAPHIRID:81297
Abstract
The objective of this study is to:
- Describe the cancer related complications, prevalence and economic burden of cancer;
- Provide the review of the studies that have been done until now proving that specialized nutrition; can improve quality of life (QoL), shorten the length of hospital stay and reduce overall cost of patients care;
- Describe different types of specialized nutritional support and tools/ guidelines used for nutritional screening;
- Justify the use of specialized nutrition as an integral part of cancer treatment [Author, p. 6]
[Contents] 3. General overview of cancer. 4. Specialized nutritional support and nutritional screening. 4.4 European guidelines for nutritional screening [Screening tools: Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST); Nutritional Risk Screening (NRS-2002); Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA)]. 5. Implementation of nutritional support in Swiss hospitals as an integral part of oncology treatment. 5.1 Nutritional guidelines used in Switzerland. 5.2 Status of prevention of malnutrition in cancer patients in Swiss hospitals. 5.3 Malnutrition in Swiss hospitals: medical costs and potential economies. 5.4 Recommendations for implementation of nutritional guidelines and nutritional support in Swiss hospitals.
Keywords
Neoplasms , Nutritional Support , Nutrition Therapy , Nutrition Assessment , Malnutrition , Hospitals
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