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Descriptor English: Nutrition Therapy
Descriptor Spanish: Terapia Nutricional
Descriptor Portuguese: Terapia Nutricional
Descriptor French: Thérapie nutritionnelle
Entry term(s): Medical Nutrition Therapy
Nutrition Therapy, Medical
Therapy, Medical Nutrition
Therapy, Nutrition
Tree number(s): E02.642
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044623
Scope note: Improving health status of an individual by adjusting the quantities, qualities, and methods of nutrient intake.
Annotation: GEN only; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Nutrition (1974-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004
History Note: 2004
DeCS ID: 38344
Unique ID: D044623
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Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Nutrition Therapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0448731
Scope note Improving health status of an individual by adjusting the quantities, qualities, and methods of nutrient intake.
Preferred term Nutrition Therapy
Entry term(s) Therapy, Nutrition
Medical Nutrition Therapy - Narrower
Concept UI M0445550
Scope note A medically prescribed nutrition goal for patients, generally individualized. This approach is based on the coordinated efforts of physicians, dietitians, educators, and the patients. It includes patient assessment, specific nutrition requirements, patient education, and TREATMENT OUTCOME monitoring.
Preferred term Medical Nutrition Therapy
Entry term(s) Nutrition Therapy, Medical
Therapy, Medical Nutrition



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