A state of nutrition in which a deficiency of energy, protein, and other nutrients casues adverse effects on the body's size, composition and function resulting in poorer clinical outcomes.1
Malnutrition risk is common across many patient groups, with a particularly high prevalence (up to 45%) in patients with gastrointestinal (GI) orders2,3
Patients with GI disorders can present with several symptoms, such as diarrhoea, bloating, abdominal pain, and vomiting4.
If symptoms are improperly managed this may lead to:
Nutritional support is vital for patients with GI disorders, as emphasised in several ESPEN guidelines.5,6
Tolerance to tube feeds containing whole proteins and fats is often poor in patients with GI disorders.4,7
Designed to improve GI tolerance and increase nutritional intake in patients with impaired GI function.7
*helps minimise electrolyte loss
Nutrison Peptisorb Plus HEHP is suitable for patients with impaired GI function and can improve GI tolerance.
Nutrison Peptisorb Plus HEHP is well tolerated and accepted with excellent compliance: