Modified Atkins Ketogenic Diet - Outpatient Model of Care for Patients with Epilepsy - SCH

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Document Purpose

The purpose of this document is to guide clinicians at SCH working in the area of the Atkins ketogenic diet. This document outlines how the diet should be commenced in the outpatient setting, including a detailed step-by-step process. It also identifies appropriate monitoring of children on the Atkins ketogenic diet after it has been established, including medical and nutritional parameters. This will ensure consistency of care and ensure evidenced base practice.

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