The medical care would be incomplete if optimum nutrition is not given to the patients. The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics plays a key role in maintaining good health and speedy recovery of the patients.
The Dietician meets patients individually and helps them to understand the need for therapeutic diets and provides a well-balanced, nutritionally adequate and palatable diet for each patient. Diets are prepared considering patients’ religion, eating habits, physical conditions, and medical diagnosis.
Dietician counsels outpatients, referred by the consultants according to their condition.
The department also provides a nutritious diet plan for improving immunity and enhancing the quality of life according to the requirement of the nutritive values of the patient.