• About The Department
  • Consultation Timings
  • Contact Nos.
  • Facilities / Service Offered
  • Equipment’s / Infrastructure
  • Research Activities
  • Dietician

About The Department


Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at JSS Hospital- Mysore plays an important role in making sure that patients’ nutritional status is being maintained throughout the stay in hospital by assessing, developing, evaluating, implementing diet plan providing hygienically prepared, adequate timely, appropriate diets like normal diet and therapeutic diet to all in-patients based on their medical requirements and educating them along with their family regarding nutritional care.


Nutritional education and customised diet counselling for in-patients and out-patients.


Evaluating and monitoring food service systems, making recommendations that will provide nutritionally adequate quality food and also monitoring standards for sanitation, hygiene and safety of food service.

Consultation Timings


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Day Timings HOD / Unit Chief & Faculty

* Sunday’s /Govt/Institutional Holidays between 9:00am to 1:00pm

Contact Nos.


Phone Number Call between
0821-2335105 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

Facilities / Service Offered


OPD

  • Diet counselling and educational leaflets for patients and their family
  • Diabetes education & care
  • Use of audio-visual aids
  • Review and follow-up
  • Nutritional assessment

IPD

  • Normal diet and customized therapeutic food service for all patients
  • Diet counselling, nutritional assessment and educational leaflets for referred patients and their family
  • Medical nutrition therapy
  • Antenatal and postnatal nutritional counselling

Procedure done

Capillary blood glucose test


Special Clinics

Diet counselling for patients at

  • Special clinic
  • Master Health Check
  • Geriatric clinic

Critical Care

  • Nutritional assessment
  • Therapeutic diets
  • Hospital blenderised RT feeds and PEG / PEJ feeds
  • Parenteral nutrition

Extension Activities

  • Lectures on nutritional education among the masses
  • Diabetes Camp
  • Cardiac Camp
  • Geriatric Camp
  • Old Age Home
  • Orphanages
  • In-house or outward public talks
  • Nutrition Week
  • World Health Day
  • World Diabetes Day

Others

  • Internship programme for MSc. students
  • Dissertation and projects for PG students
  • Integrated teaching programme for VII term community medicine students
  • Guiding the MBA Hospital Administration students regarding food service management

Equipment’s / Infrastructure


Sr .No Name of the Equipment
01 Capillary Blood Glucometer

Research Activities


Ongoing

  • A pilot study of nutritional status among urban & rural elderly population.
  • Comparison study of nutritional status between chronic and non-chronic disease.
  • Comparative study of weight loss in past 3 months between elderly men and women.
  • Role of appetite in relation to nutritional status.

Dietician

Mrs. Prithvi P

Qualification: M.Sc

Designation : Dietician

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Mrs. Sahana M

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Mrs. Amritha Prakash

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Ms. Meghana K.N

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Mrs. Darshini K.K

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Mrs. Shreyaswini R

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Mrs. Sushmitha K C

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Ms. Aisha Siddiqua

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