1. Historical overview; 2. Normal intestinal anatomy and physiology; 3. Surgical causes and management; 4. Intestinal Stoma and Enterocutaneous Fistula; 5. Chemotherapy and bone marrow transplantation; 6. Human Immunodeficiency Virus; 7. Intestinal failure in children; 8. Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction; 9. Radiation enteritis; 10. Nutritional consequences of gastric surgery; 11. Consequences of surgery for obesity; 12. Problems of a short bowel; 13. Undernutrition; 14. Gallstones; 15. Nephrocalcinosis and nephrolithiasis in intestinal failure; 16. Intestinal adaptation; 17. Assessment of nutritional and fluid status; 18. Insertion and care of enteral tubes; 19. Insertion and care of catheters used for parenteral nutrition; 20. Designing parenteral and enteral regimens; 21. Formulation and administration of enteral feeds; 22. Formulation of parenteral feeds; 23. Nursing and psychological aspects of care; 24. Management of a high output jejunostomy; 25. Dietary treatment of patients with a short bowel; 26. Home enteral and parenteral nutrition for adults; 27. Home enteral and parental nutrition for children; 28. Quality of life assessment and cost-effectiveness; 29. The patient's requirements; 30. An intestinal failure unit; 31. Problems of enteral nutrition; 32. Problems of parenteral nutrition; 33. Surgery for patients with a short bowel; 34. Small intestinal transplantation.