oa South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Nutritional management after total laryngectomy : SASPEN case study
|Article Title||Nutritional management after total laryngectomy : SASPEN case study|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition|
|Publication Date||Jan 2011|
|Pages||107 - 108|
The patient, a 55-year-old male, was admitted to hospital on 28 September 2010 with a known diagnosis of cancer of the larynx. The patient, who underwent a total laryngectomy on 13 October, had a tracheostomy inserted previously. Prior to the surgery the patient was consuming a soft diet and oral supplementation drinks. He had no previous history of any other illnesses.
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