Source guideline: None

Changes in Taste Care Pathway Template

Activity Action
AssessmentEvaluate and document changes in taste using self-report wherever possible (usually in children 8 years of age and older) and by asking guardians where not possible (for children 2-7 years of age).
Assess for secondary causes.
PreventionReview management options.
TreatmentTreat secondary causes if possible.
Review management options.
Consult dietician.

Management Options

The following approaches were useful as reported by children and adolescents receiving chemotherapy. You may need to try different things.

  • Avoid flavours you don’t like

  • Try new foods

  • Try brushing teeth

  • Try sucking on candy