What is the recommended nutritional treatment for patients with cystic fibrosis?
Nutrition oral supplements
What is the recommended nutritional treatment for patients with cystic fibrosis? Nutrition oral supplements Enteral nutrition Parenteral nutrition The choice of treatment depends on the patient's age, preference, and nutritional requirements. Nutrition oral supplements should not replace basic food intake, but rather complement it. Enteral nutrition should be considered if there has been no weight gain after 6 months of using oral nutrition supplements, or if there is a drop of two positions in the percentile (weight for children), or if the iMc is less than 18.5 Kg/m2 or if there is unintentional weight loss of more than 5% of body weight after 2 months in adults. Parenteral nutrition should be prescribed in exceptional cases, such as post-surgery, extensive intestinal resection or defective gastrointestinal tract, patients waiting for transplantation, or when it is not possible to achieve requirements by enteral route and complementary parenteral nutrition is necessary. It is important to monitor and follow up the patient's nutritional status to optimize it and achieve an acceptable state of health. a) I, II, and III are correct. b) II, III, and IV are correct. c) III, IV, and V are correct. d) All statements are correct.
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