Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Nutrition Support Trial
The purpose of this study is to determine the best form of dietary intervention to undernourished individuals with COPD.
The research aims to test the null hypothesis that there is no difference between oral nutritional supplements and dietary advice.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label
Oral Nutritional Supplements (Fortisip), Dietary Advice
Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust
University of Southampton
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00538200
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Products in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide essential nutrients, such as a vitamin, an essential mineral, a protein, an herb, or similar nutritional substance. (FDA Backgrounder, June 15, 1993, p2)
Calcium compounds used as food supplements or in food to supply the body with calcium. Dietary calcium is needed during growth for bone development and for maintenance of skeletal integrity later in life to prevent osteoporosis.
Nutritional supplements combining PROBIOTICS (bacteria) and PREBIOTICS (sugars).
A trihydroxy bile salt that is used as a digestive aid in dietary supplements. It is used in culture media and in conjunction with PAPAIN and PANCREATIN.
An imbalanced nutritional status resulted from insufficient intake of nutrients to meet normal physiological requirement.
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