An update on diets in clinical practice

J Child Neurol. 2013 Aug;28(8):1015-26. doi: 10.1177/0883073813487597. Epub 2013 May 14.


Ketogenic diet therapies involve a collaborative healthcare team and therefore are typically offered in tertiary care centers. Centers that utilize these therapies with frequency gain valuable experience and become skilled in their practice. This chapter is a summary from the presentations of 5 practitioners including a nurse, pharmacist, and 3 dietitians who shared their expertise during the clinical session of the 2012 International Symposium.

Keywords: diet-drug interaction; enteral; epilepsy; infantile spasms; ketogenic; metabolic; parenteral; seizures.

MeSH terms

  • Cooperative Behavior
  • Diet, Ketogenic*
  • Health Personnel / psychology*
  • Humans
  • Nutrition Policy
  • Patient Care Team*