Dietetics

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Phone: 937-641-3437
After hours on-call dietitian: 937-641-3000

Director: Jeff Delahunt

Services Provided

Clinical Dietetics - Inpatient

  • Inpatients screened for nutrition risk when admitted
  • Patients at nutrition risk followed by a Registered Dietitian or Dietetic Technician
  • Nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring, and evaluation
  • Nutrition consults upon request

Clinical Dietetics - Outpatient

  • Outpatient specialty clinics serviced by clinical dietitians include nutrition, metabolics and lipids, cerebral palsy, cleft lip/cleft palate, developmental assessment, diabetes, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, high-risk infant, metabolic, myelomeningocele, pulmonary/cystic fibrosis and sickle cell.
    • For hours and referral information, use the "Find a Service" feature to search for these specific services.

Patient Foods

  • Room service for inpatients
    • Patients may place orders with our hostesses from 7:00 am to 6:30 pm. Trays are delivered in an average of 20 minutes.
    • Our room service is one of the best in the country according to national surveys of patients and families.
  • Modified diets for patients with special food needs, including:
    • Diabetic diets
    • Sodium-restricted diets
    • Modified texture diets
    • High protein-high calorie diets
    • Special formula preparation

Food Service

  • Cafeteria, grill and coffee cart for patients, visitors and employees
  • Vending services
  • Catering for special events held at Dayton Children's

Outreach

  • Dietitians may speak with community groups as their schedules permit

Referral Process

Phone: 937-641-4000
Fax: 937-641-4500
Online

Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 7:00 pm

 

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