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Diet and Nutrition Clinical Trials

A listing of Diet and Nutrition medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (154) clinical trials

Simplified Nutritional Screening for Patient Use

The purpose of this study is to determine if patients are able to reliably screen themselves for nutrition risk.

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Feeding Study - Effects Post-cardiac Surgery

Good nutrition is important for patients after surgery. Patients who are given food tend to have fewer infections, better wound healing, and are possibly discharged more quickly from the intensive care unit and hospital. However, the best time to start feeds and the speed at which they can be increased ...

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Efficacy and Safety of the Implementation of an Algorithm for Enteral Nutrition Support.

The algorithms for the enteral nutrition support also called protocols had been developed and implemented in the intensive care units (ICU) across the world to enhance the provision of calories and proteins via enteral nutrition (EN), increasing the proportion of patients that received an optimal amount (80-85% of their energy ...

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Effective Consumption of Oral Nutritional Supplements in Geriatrics: A Study Evaluating a Strategy Based on a Preliminary Degustation

Malnutrition affects until 70% of the patients hospitalized in geriatric's units and constitutes an independent risk factor of morbidity and mortality. Malnutrition is also associated with increased length of stay and increased costs, and alters the quality of life. Oral nutritional supplements (ONS) play a key role in the prevention ...

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Chemotherapy-related Toxicity Nutritional Status and Quality of Life

Other endpoints: to determine whether high protein ONS influence on the nutritional status to determine whether high protein ONS influence on the quality of life to determine whether high protein ONS influence on the performance status to determine high protein ONS tolerability / ONS intake compliance

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Nutrition Supplementation in Hospitalized Patients

In this pilot trial, the feasibility of the trial protocol will be established in two centres in Canada. Patients at high risk of malnutrition will be identified within 48 hours of hospital admission using Subjective Global Assessment criteria. Patients will be randomized in a factorial design fashion via a centralized, ...


Evaluation of the Efficacy of Nutritional Risk Screening Tests NRS 2002 and SGA to Identifying Malnourished Patients

In several hospital clinical trials, the nutritional intervention has been proven to be effective in preventing and/or reducing malnutrition. Therefore, a procedure to identify the risk of malnutrition or malnourishment in hospitalized patients is necessary to guarantee an adequate and timely nutritional treatment. It is mandatory for clinics and health ...

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CPAP Improving Mortality for Pneumonia in African Children Trial

Despite laudable reductions in global childhood mortality rates, pneumonia remains the second most frequent killer of children less than five years old worldwide. Nearly one million children succumbed to pneumonia in 2013, with greater than half of these deaths in Africa. In Malawi, which has a high prevalence of malnutrition ...

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Healthy Bellies - Intervention Program During Pregnancy on Women and Newborn

"Healthy Bellies" is an intervention program with pregnant women, based on the promotion of healthy lifestyles. It aims to evaluate the impact of the program in the health of both pregnant and newborn. This trial is being conducted with pregnant women, divided into control and intervention group. Are performed 3 ...

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Effect of Early Nutritional Therapy on Frailty Functional Outcomes and Recovery of Undernourished Medical Inpatients Trial

The aims of the randomized-controlled, multicenter EFFORT trial are to test the hypothesis that in medical inpatients at risk for undernutrition defined by the nutritional risk score (NRS 2002), early tailored nutritional therapy to reach nutritional targets based on individualized nutritional counseling is a cost-effective strategy to prevent mortality, morbidity ...