Review collection - Nutrition

78 reviews


Chang HR, Spencer JC, Ho MH, Kasa AS, Ataiza C, Lambert K, Chang CC. Effectiveness of interventions on feeding difficulties among people with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Australas J Ageing. 2023 Mar 28. doi: 10.1111/ajag.13192. Epub ahead of print.

Chen HL, Li C, Wang J, Fei Y, Min M, Zhao Y, Shan EF, Yin YH, Liu CY, Li XW. Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Feeding and Eating Disorders in Persons with Dementia: Systematic Review and Evidence Summary. J Alzheimers Dis. 2023;94(1):67-88. doi: 10.3233/JAD-221032.


Hui-Lin C, Ting G. The experiences, perceptions, and support needs among family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer and eating problems: An integrative review. Palliat Med. 2022 Feb 21:2692163211058598. doi: 10.1177/02692163211058598. Epub ahead of print.


Alderman B, Allan L, Amano K, Bouleuc C, Davis M, Lister-Flynn S, Mukhopadhyay S, Davies A. Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) expert opinion/guidance on the use of clinically assisted nutrition in patients with advanced cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2021 Oct 19. doi: 10.1007/s00520-021-06613-y. Epub ahead of print.

Barrado-Martín Y, Hatter L, Moore KJ, Sampson EL, Rait G, Manthorpe J, Smith CH, Nair P, Davies N. Nutrition and hydration for people living with dementia near the end of life: A qualitative systematic review. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Feb;77(2):664-680. doi: 10.1111/jan.14654. Epub 2020 Nov 29.

Jia L, Dong X, Li X, Jia R, Zhang HL. Benefits of resistant starch type 2 for patients with end-stage renal disease under maintenance hemodialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Med Sci. 2021 Jan 1;18(3):811-820. doi: 10.7150/ijms.51484.

Lee YF, Hsu TW, Liang CS, Yeh TC, Chen TY, Chen NC, Chu CS. The Efficacy and Safety of Tube Feeding in Advanced Dementia Patients: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis Study. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2021 Feb;22(2):357-363. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.06.035. Epub 2020 Jul 29.

Liu W, Kim S, Alessio H. Mealtime caregiving knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors for persons living with dementia: A systematic review of psychometric properties of instruments. Int J Nurs Stud. 2021 Feb;114:103824. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103824. Epub 2020 Nov 12.

Loofs TS, Haubrick K. End-of-Life Nutrition Considerations: Attitudes, Beliefs, and Outcomes. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Aug;38(8):1028-1041. doi: 10.1177/1049909120960124. Epub 2020 Sep 18.

Sánchez-Sánchez E, Ruano-Álvarez MA, Díaz-Jiménez J, Díaz AJ, Ordonez FJ. Enteral Nutrition by Nasogastric Tube in Adult Patients under Palliative Care: A Systematic Review. Nutrients. 2021 May 6;13(5):1562. doi: 10.3390/nu13051562.

Shih YA, Wang C, Jin S, Feng W, Lu Q. Decision Making of Artificial Nutrition and Hydration for Cancer Patients at Terminal Stage-A Systematic Review of the Views From Patients, Families, and Healthcare Professionals. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Apr 30:S0885-3924(21)00313-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.04.013. Epub ahead of print.

Wallin V, Omerov P, Mattsson E, Klarare A. Experiences of food and mealtime from the perspective of patients with chronic life-limiting disease: A mixed-method systematic review. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Nov;77(11):4400-4413. doi: 10.1111/jan.14927. Epub 2021 Jun 16.


Anantapong K, Davies N, Chan J, McInnerney D, Sampson EL. Mapping and understanding the decision-making process for providing nutrition and hydration to people living with dementia: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2020 Dec 2;20(1):520. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01931-y.

Cordeiro LAF, Silva TH, Oliveira LC, Nogueira Neto JF. Systemic Inflammation and Nutritional Status in Patients on Palliative Cancer Care: A Systematic Review of Observational Studies. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Jul;37(7):565-571. doi: 10.1177/1049909119886833. Epub 2019 Nov 18.

Kingdon A, Spathis A, Brodrick R, Clarke G, Kuhn I, Barclay S. What is the impact of clinically assisted hydration in the last days of life? A systematic literature review and narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 12:bmjspcare-2020-002600. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002600. Epub ahead of print.

Li L, Zhao Y, Wang Y, Wang Z. Overview of systematic reviews: Effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions for eating difficulties in people with dementia. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Nov;76(11):2830-2848. doi: 10.1111/jan.14492. Epub 2020 Aug 27.

Li Y, Sun D, Zhang X, Li H, Zhao Y, Ma D, Li Z, Sun J. Informal dementia caregivers' experiences and perceptions about mealtime care: A qualitative evidence synthesis. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Sep 30. doi: 10.1111/jan.14550. Epub ahead of print.

McCurtin A, Boland P, Kavanagh M, Lisiecka D, Roche C, Galvin R. Do stroke clinical practice guideline recommendations for the intervention of thickened liquids for aspiration support evidence based decision making? A systematic review and narrative synthesis. J Eval Clin Pract. 2020 Feb 21. doi: 10.1111/jep.13372. Epub ahead of print.

O'Hanlon FJ, Fragkos KC, Fini L, Patel PS, Mehta SJ, Rahman F, Di Caro S. Home Parenteral Nutrition in Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Nutr Cancer. 2020 Jun 25:1-13. doi: 10.1080/01635581.2020.1784441. Epub ahead of print.

Palese A, Bressan V, Hayter M, Watson R. Enhancing independent eating among older adults with dementia: a scoping review of the state of the conceptual and research literature. BMC Nurs. 2020 Apr 21;19:32. doi: 10.1186/s12912-020-00425-x.

Shu Z, Li P, Yu B, Huang S, Chen Y. The effectiveness of probiotics in prevention and treatment of cancer therapy-induced oral mucositis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Oral Oncol. 2020 Jan 7;102:104559. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2019.104559. [Epub ahead of print].

Soar N, Birns J, Sommerville P, Lang A, Archer S. Approaches to Eating and Drinking with Acknowledged Risk: A Systematic Review. Dysphagia. 2020 Apr 1. doi: 10.1007/s00455-020-10107-0. Epub ahead of print.


Afonso TDS, Veludo F, Sousa PP. Nursing strategies to reduce the risk of therapeutic obstinacy in artificial nutrition. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2019 May 2;25(5):224-231. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2019.25.5.224.

Anderson AK, Burke K, Bendle L, Koh M, McCulloch R, Breen M. Artificial nutrition and hydration for children and young people towards end of life: consensus guidelines across four specialist paediatric palliative care centres. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 Oct 19. pii: bmjspcare-2019-001909. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001909. [Epub ahead of print]

Bianchi VE. Nutrition in chronic heart failure patients: a systematic review. Heart Fail Rev. 2019 Dec 10. doi: 10.1007/s10741-019-09891-1. [Epub ahead of print]

Bozzetti F. The role of parenteral nutrition in patients with malignant bowel obstruction. Support Care Cancer. 2019 Dec;27(12):4393-4399. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04948-1. Epub 2019 Jul 17.

Fetherstonhaugh D, Haesler E, Bauer M. Promoting mealtime function in people with dementia: A systematic review of studies undertaken in residential aged care. Int J Nurs Stud. 2019 Apr 17. pii: S0020-7489(19)30101-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.04.005. [Epub ahead of print]

Gebrie MH, Ford J. Depressive symptoms and dietary non-adherence among end stage renal disease patients undergoing hemodialysis therapy: systematic review. BMC Nephrol. 2019 Nov 21;20(1):429. doi: 10.1186/s12882-019-1622-5.

Hall CC, Cook J, Maddocks M, Skipworth RJE, Fallon M, Laird BJ. Combined exercise and nutritional rehabilitation in outpatients with incurable cancer: a systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2019 Apr 3. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04749-6. [Epub ahead of print]

Murali KM, Mullan J, Roodenrys S, Hassan HC, Lambert K, Lonergan M. Strategies to improve dietary, fluid, dialysis or medication adherence in patients with end stage kidney disease on dialysis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized intervention trials. PLoS One. 2019 Jan 29;14(1):e0211479. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0211479. eCollection 2019.

Siddique AB, Krebs M, Alvarez S, Greenspan I, Patel A, Kinsolving J, Koizumi N. Mobile Apps for the Care Management of Chronic Kidney and End-Stage Renal Diseases: Systematic Search in App Stores and Evaluation. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2019 Sep 4;7(9):e12604. doi: 10.2196/12604.

Tobberup R, Thoresen L, Falkmer UG, Yilmaz MK, Solheim TS, Balstad TR. Effects of current parenteral nutrition treatment on health-related quality of life, physical function, nutritional status, survival and adverse events exclusively in patients with advanced cancer: A systematic literature review. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2019 Jul;139:96-107. doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2019.04.014. Epub 2019 Apr 20.

Yarom N, Hovan A, Bossi P, Ariyawardana A, Jensen SB, Gobbo M, Saca-Hazboun H, Kandwal A, Majorana A, Ottaviani G, Pentenero M, Nasr NM, Rouleau T, Lucas AS, Treister NS, Zur E, Ranna V, Vaddi A, Cheng KKF, Barasch A, Lalla RV, Elad S. Systematic review of natural and miscellaneous agents for the management of oral mucositis in cancer patients and clinical practice guidelines-part 1: vitamins, minerals, and nutritional supplements. Support Care Cancer. 2019 Oct;27(10):3997-4010. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04887-x. Epub 2019 Jul 8.

Zhang F, Jin Y, Qiang W. The effects of dietary advice on malnutrition in Cancer patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Support Care Cancer. 2019 Dec 14. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-05222-0. [Epub ahead of print]


Doorduijn AS, van de Rest O, van der Flier WM, Visser M, de van der Schueren MAE. Energy and Protein Intake of Alzheimer's Disease Patients Compared to Cognitively Normal Controls: Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2018 Aug 9. pii: S1525-8610(18)30357-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2018.06.019. [Epub ahead of print]

Fogg C, Griffiths P, Meredith P, Bridges J. Hospital outcomes of older people with cognitive impairment: An integrative review. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 Jun 26. doi: 10.1002/gps.4919. [Epub ahead of print]

Herke M, Fink A, Langer G, Wustmann T, Watzke S, Hanff AM, Burckhardt M. Environmental and behavioural modifications for improving food and fluid intake in people with dementia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Jul 18;7:CD011542. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011542.pub2.

Jiang Z, Tang Y, Yang L, Mi X, Qin W. Effect of restricted protein diet supplemented with keto analogues in end-stage renal disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int Urol Nephrol. 2018 Apr;50(4):687-694. doi: 10.1007/s11255-017-1713-9. Epub 2017 Oct 3.

Paulis SJC, Everink IHJ, Halfens RJG, Lohrmann C, Schols JMGA. Prevalence and Risk Factors of Dehydration Among Nursing Home Residents: A Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2018 Aug;19(8):646-657. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2018.05.009. Epub 2018 Jul 6.

Pereira PTVT, Reis AD, Diniz RR, Lima FA, Leite RD, da Silva MCP, Guerra RNM, de Moraes Vieira ÉB, Garcia JBS. Dietary supplements and fatigue in patients with breast cancer: a systematic review. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Jun 18. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-4857-0. [Epub ahead of print]

Radossi AL, Taromina K, Marjerrison S, Diorio CJ, Similio R, Njuguna F, Afungchwi GM, Ladas EJ. A systematic review of integrative clinical trials for supportive care in pediatric oncology: a report from the International Society of Pediatric Oncology, T&CM collaborative. Support Care Cancer. 2018 Feb;26(2):375-391. doi: 10.1007/s00520-017-3908-0. Epub 2017 Oct 13.

Shea YF, Lee SC, Chu LW. Prevalence of hyperphagia in Alzheimer's disease: a meta-analysis. Psychogeriatrics. 2018 Feb 6. doi: 10.1111/psyg.12316. [Epub ahead of print]

Sowerbutts AM, Lal S, Sremanakova J, Clamp A, Todd C, Jayson GC, Teubner A, Raftery AM, Sutton EJ, Hardy L, Burden S. Home parenteral nutrition for patients with inoperable malignant bowel obstruction. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Aug 10;8:CD012812. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012812.pub2. [Epub ahead of print]

Sremanakova J, Sowerbutts AM, Burden S. A systematic review of the use of ketogenic diets in adult patients with cancer. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2018 Jul 30. doi: 10.1111/jhn.12587. [Epub ahead of print]

Venasse M, Edwards T, Pilutti LA. Exploring Wellness Interventions in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: an Evidence-Based Review. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2018 Apr 10;20(5):13. doi: 10.1007/s11940-018-0497-2.

Wardill HR, Van Sebille YZA, Ciorba MA, Bowen JM. Prophylactic probiotics for cancer therapy-induced diarrhoea: a meta-analysis. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2018 Jun;12(2):187-197. doi: 10.1097/SPC.0000000000000338.

Wong A, Goh G, Banks MD, Bauer JD. A systematic review of the cost and economic outcomes of home enteral nutrition. Clin Nutr. 2018 Apr;37(2):429-442. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2017.06.019. Epub 2017 Jun 21.


Bressan V, Bagnasco A, Aleo G, Catania G, Zanini MP, Timmins F, Sasso L. The life experience of nutrition impact symptoms during treatment for head and neck cancer patients: a systematic review and meta-synthesis. Support Care Cancer. 2017 May;25(5):1699-1712. Epub 2017 Feb 15.


Lee JL, Leong LP, Lim SL. Nutrition intervention approaches to reduce malnutrition in oncology patients: a systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Jan;24(1):469-80. Epub 2015 Sep 24.


Brooke J, Ojo O. Enteral nutrition in dementia: a systematic review. Nutrients. 2015 Apr 3;7(4):2456-68.

Naghibi M, Smith TR, Elia M. A systematic review with meta-analysis of survival, quality of life and cost-effectiveness of home parenteral nutrition in patients with inoperable malignant bowel obstruction. Clin Nutr. 2015 Oct;34(5):825-37.


Clarke G, Harrison K, Holland A, Kuhn I, Barclay S. How are treatment decisions made about artificial nutrition for individuals at risk of lacking capacity? A systematic literature review. PLoS One. 2013 Apr 16;8(4):e61475.


Gerber M. Omega-3 fatty acids and cancers: a systematic update review of epidemiological studies. Br J Nutr.2012 Jun;107 Suppl 2:S228-39.

Prevost V, Grach MC. Nutritional support and quality of life in cancer patients undergoing palliative care. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2012 Sep;21(5):581-90.


Hovan AJ, Williams PM, Stevenson-Moore P, Wahlin YB, Ohrn KE, Elting LS, Spijkervet FK, Brennan MT;Dysgeusia Section, Oral Care Study Group, Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC)/International Society of Oral Oncology (ISOO). A systematic review of dysgeusia induced by cancer therapies. Support Care Cancer. 2010 Aug;18(8):1081-7. Epub 2010 May 22.

Raijmakers NJ, van Zuylen L, Costantini M, Caraceni A, Clark J, Lundquist G, Voltz R, Ellershaw JE, van der Heide A; OPCARE9. Artificial nutrition and hydration in the last week of life in cancer patients. A systematic literature review of practices and effects. Ann Oncol. 2011 Jul;22(7):1478-86. Epub 2011 Jan 3.


Dy SM, Apostol CC. Evidence-based approaches to other symptoms in advanced cancer. Cancer J. 2010 Sep-Oct;16(5):507-13.


Bozzetti F, Mori V. Nutritional support and tumour growth in humans: a narrative review of the literature. Clin Nutr. 2009 Jun;28(3):226-30. Epub 2009 Mar 13.

Candy B, Sampson EL, Jones L. Enteral tube feeding in older people with advanced dementia: findings from a Cochrane systematic review. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2009 Aug;15(8):396-404.

Grant DG, Bradley PT, Pothier DD, Bailey D, Caldera S, Baldwin DL, Birchall MA. Complications following gastrostomy tube insertion in patients with head and neck cancer: a prospective multi-institution study, systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Otolaryngol. 2009 Apr;34(2):103-12.

Lipp A, Lusardi G. A systematic review of prophylactic antimicrobials in PEG placement. J Clin Nurs. 2009 Apr;18(7):938-48. Epub 2008 Nov 29.

Sampson EL, Candy B, Jones L. Enteral tube feeding for older people with advanced dementia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2009 Apr 15;(2):CD007209.

Wohlt PD, Zheng L, Gunderson S, Balzar SA, Johnson BD, Fish JT. Recommendations for the use of medications with continuous enteral nutrition. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009 Aug 15;66(16):1458-67.


Bryon E, Gastmans C, de Casterlé BD. Decision-making about artificial feeding in end-of-life care: literature review. J Adv Nurs. 2008 Jul;63(1):2-14.

Bryon E, de Casterlé BD, Gastmans C. Nurses' attitudes towards artificial food or fluid administration in patients with dementia and in terminally ill patients: a review of the literature. J Med Ethics. 2008 Jun;34(6):431-6.

Good P, Cavenagh J, Mather M, Ravenscroft P. Medically assisted nutrition for palliative care in adult patients. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008 Oct 8;(4):CD006274.

Halfdanarson TR, Thordardottir E, West CP, Jatoi A. Does dietary counseling improve quality of life in cancer patients? A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Support Oncol. 2008 May-Jun;6(5):234-7.

Isenring I, Hill J, Davidson W, Brown T, Baumgartner L, Kaegi K, Reeves M, Ash S, Thomas S, McPhee N, Bauer J. Evidence based practice guidelines for the nutritional management of patients receiving radiation therapy. Nutr Diet. 2008 Mar;65(Suppl. 1):S1-S20. (No Abstract)

Phillips NM, Nay R. A systematic review of nursing administration of medication via enteral tubes in adults. J Clin Nurs. 2008 Sep;17(17):2257-65.


Jafri NS, Mahid SS, Minor KS, Idstein SR, Hornung CA, Galandiuk S. Meta-analysis: antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent peristomal infection following percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2007 Mar 15;25(6):647-56.

Koretz RL, Avenell A, Lipman TO, Braunschweig CL, Milne AC. Does enteral nutrition affect clinical outcome? A systematic review of the randomized trials. Am J Gastroenterol. 2007 Feb;102(2):412-29.


Arends J, Bodoky G, Bozzetti F, Fearon K, Muscaritoli M, Selga G, van Bokhorst-de van der Schueren MA, von Meyenfeldt M; DGEM (German Society for Nutritional Medicine), Zürcher G, Fietkau R, Aulbert E, Frick B, Holm M, Kneba M, Mestrom HJ, Zander A; ESPEN (European Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition). ESPEN guidelines on enteral nutrition: non-surgical oncology. Clin Nutr. 2006 Apr;25(2):245-59. Epub 2006 May 12.

Dy SM. Enteral and parenteral nutrition in terminally ill cancer patients: a review of the literature. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2006 Oct-Nov;23(5):369-77.

Elia M, Van Bokhorst-de van der Schueren MAE, Garvey J, Goedhart A, Lundholm K, Nitenberg G, Stratton RJ. Enteral (oral or tube administration) nutritional support and eicosapentaenoic acid in patients with cancer: a systematic review. Int J Oncol. 2006 Jan;28(1):5-23.


Bachmann P, Marti-Massoud C, Blanc-Vincent MP, Desport JC, Colomb V, Dieu L, Kere D, Melchior JC, Nitenberg G, Raynard B, Roux-Bournay P, Schneider S, Senesse P; FNCLCC. Summary version of the Standards, Options and Recommendations for palliative or terminal nutrition in adults with progressive cancer (2001). Br J Cancer. 2003 Aug;89 Suppl 1:S107-10.


Hughes N, Neal RD. Adults with terminal illness: a literature review of their needs and wishes for food. J Adv Nurs. 2000 Nov;32(5):1101-7.


Finucane TE, Christmas C, Travis K. Tube feeding in patients with advanced dementia : a review of the evidence. JAMA. 1999 Oct 13;282(14):1365-70.

Last updated 08 August 2023