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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

COPD: Recommendations and Supporting Evidence (2019)

Recommendations

Below you will find a list of recommendations in the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline organized by nutrition care process and topic.

The project started with a review of the 2008 recommendations. Selected recommendations were reviewed. The Summary of Changes 2019 provides an overview of the recommendation revisions and updates.
 
To see the Recommendation Summary, click on the Recommendation title. Also view the Executive Summary of Recommendations using the links on the left..
 

Screening and Referral

None.

Nutrition Assessment

COPD: Assessment of Energy Intake

COPD: Assessment of Body Weight

COPD: Assessment of Energy Needs

COPD: Estimating Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR)
COPD: Estimating Total Energy Expenditure (TEE)

COPD: Assessment of Serum 25(OH)D Status 

COPD: Assessment of Serum 25(OH)D Status

COPD: Assessment of Exacerbations  

Nutrition Diagnosis

None.

Nutrition Intervention

COPD: Medical Nutrition Therapy

COPD: Energy Prescription

COPD: Macronutrient Composition (Percent Distribution)

COPD: Vitamin D Supplementation

COPD: Vitamin D Supplementation for Serum 25(OH)D Levels 10ng/ml or Lower

COPD: Vitamin D Supplementation for Serum 25(OH)D Levels 11-29ng/ml

Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation

COPD: Monitor and Evaluate Energy Intake and Body Weight for Energy Needs 

COPD: Monitor and Evaluate Serum 25(OH)D Status 

COPD: Monitor and Evaluate Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation