ICU and Inpatient Clinical Pathway for Evaluation/Treatment of Children with Malnutrition, Weight Loss, and Eating Disorders

Low suspicion for disordered eating as primary diagnosis
High suspicion for disordered eating as primary diagnosis
Initiate nutrition intervention as needed (example: calorie counts or oral supplements)
Continue medical work
up as necessary
If not progressing appropriately, consider Initiation of Nutritional Rehabilitation and Ongoing Care
Discharge Planning
Outpatient Care
Posted: October 2019
Revised: December 2020
Authors: J. Chuang, MD; E. Lantzouni, MD; R. Peebles, MD; J. Pletcher, MD; L. Morrow, PsyD; A. Timko, PhD; L. Weaver, MD, PhD; B. Higgins, RD; B. Waiters, LSW; A. Mariotz, MSN; S. Simon, MSN