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Services for inpatients are provided by the Nutrition Support Service. This consultation service provides assessment and recommendations for the management of nutritional and metabolic complications that arise in acutely in patients.
Physicians, registered dietitians and other health professionals comprise and work in an interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care including total parenteral nutrition (I.V. nutrition), enteral nutrition (tube feeding), strategies to enhance oral intake and providing specialized diets.
Title(s): Chief, Division of Clinical Nutrition; Director, Adult Nutrition Support Services; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine; Dean for Education, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
Department(s): Medicine, Clinical Nutrition
Enteral and parenteral nutrition
For inquiries regarding inpatient nutrition support and training opportunities, please call Dr. Saltzman through the Tufts Medical Center page operator at 617 636-5114.