Nutrition Support Team- Surgery

Services Provided:

  • Nutritional assessment and monitoring of adult  patients who are post- surgery, trauma or burns and require tube feeding and/or intravenous nutrition. 
  • Primary team consults our service, where we address if initiation of tube feeding and/or intravenous nutrition is needed
  • By consult we determine whether initiation of tube feeding and/or intravenous nutrition is needed and responsible for communicating ongoing nutritional needs and readjustments to the primary teams involved with the patient's care. 

The Team:

Dr. Bruce Schirmer

http://www.medicine.virginia.edu/clinical/departments/surgery/services/weight-loss-surgery

Dr. Schirmer 2011

 

 

Dr. Rob Sawyer

http://www.medicine.virginia.edu/clinical/departments/surgery/services/acute-care-trauma-surgery 

Rob Sawyer 2011

 

Surgical Nutrition Support Team 2012

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