Hospital Nutrition, Diets by Pevzner, Nutritional Screening, Medical Nutrition, Malnutrition


Introduction: Daily food consumption is a basic factor for improving both the quality of life and the well-being of people. Hospital medical nutrition needs to suit certain standards and requirements, so as to provide all the necessary micro- and macronutrients for patients. It has to be high-quality food and also has to mind the technological requirements for its preparation in the hospital, in addition to looking aesthetically pleasing and tasting good.

Objective: This report’s goal is to study the hospital dietary nutrition in the hospitals for active care in Ruse, Bulgaria – University hospital Kanev; University hospital Medika; Mental health center Ruse; Complex-oncological center Ruse and the Specialized Hospital for active treatment of pneumo-phthisiatric diseases - Dr Dimitar Gramatikov.

Methods: The survey was conducted between the months of April and September 2020. The criteria for inclusion of those hospitals are: to perform an organized hospital nutrition, and the medical institution to be a hospital itself.

Results: In the medical establishments that are included in the study, medical dietary nutrition is carried out in accordance with the normative documents and standards which are in force for the country. The numerological system of nutrition Pevzner is applied, as the basic diets are from №1 to 15, as well as their varieties according to the disease’s acuteness.

Conclusions: We find that, just because contemporary requirements for nutrition in the Republic of Bulgaria have been presented in developed national recommendations for healthy eating, this is not enough. What is needed is to develop and apply a fully adequate hospital diet, based on an individual assessment of nutrition status, and degree of risk from malnutrition.


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How to Cite

Georgieva, D. ., Koleva, G. ., & Hristova, I. . (2021). ORGANIZATION AND HOLDING OF HOSPITAL THERAPEUTIC NUTRITION IN HOSPITALS FOR ACTIVE TREATMENT IN RUSE’S TERRITORY. Proceedings of CBU in Medicine and Pharmacy, 2, 25-29.