SCREENING FOR MALNUTRITION: IMPACT OF THE MALNUTRITION UNIVERSAL SCREENING TOOL (MUST)
- Taking on hospital-based malnutrition. // American Nurse;Sep/Oct2014, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p11
The article reports on the publication of the study "Alleviating Hospital-Based Malnutrition: A Baseline Progress Report" which investigates the status of hospital-based malnutrition in the U.S.
- Incidence and recognition of malnutrition in hospital. McWhirter, Janet P.; Pennington, Christopher R. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/9/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6934, p945
Investigates the incidence of malnutrition of hospital patients in Great Britain. Changes in the nutritional status of patients; Methods used to determine distribution of body mass index; Awareness of nutirition of different clinical units.
- Supplements that save lives. Gutfeld, G.; Meyers, M. // Prevention;Jul91, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p14
Covers a Swedish study which found that nutritional supplements may prevent hospital deaths. Improved the immune system's ability to react; Details of the liquid shake used in the study; Dr. Simin Meydani, associate professor at Tufts University School of Nutrition, and head of the Nutritional...
- Nutrition Support for the Hospitalized Patient: A Primer for Generalist Clinicians. Ross, Elizabeth M.; Rosenberg, Irwin H. // Nutrition in Clinical Care;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p209
Abstract Nutrition support can help prevent the development or worsening of malnutrition in hospitalized patients and optimize recovery from illness and injury. Patients who would benefit from receiving either enteral or parenteral nutrition include those who will not be fed by mouth for five...
- Application of Nutritional Screening Tests for Determining Prevalence of Hospital Malnutrition. Vanis, Nenad; Mesihović, Rusmir // Medicinski Arhiv;2008, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p211
Introduction and objective: Many illnesses are related to the loss of appetite or the inability to intake food in a regular fashion. The consequence of long term or even short term non-intake of food leads to damaging of organ functions and tissue. Tissue consumption, which is speeded up through...
- Estado nutricional y riesgo de malnutriciÃ³n en pacientes hospitalizados del Hospital Universitario Departamental de NariÃ±o. Botina, Diana C. N.; Ayala, Verónica A. C.; Paz, Ingrid C. Z.; Limas, Leidy A. C.; Mafla, Ana C. // Revista Salud UIS;2013, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p5
Objective. To estimate the nutritional status and risk of malnutrition of hospitalized patients in Pasto, Colombia. Methodology. A cross-sectional study was conducted at Hospital Universitario Departamental de NariÃ±o. The sample comprised 400 voluntary patients that were recruited...
- Impacto de la desnutriciÃ³n hospitalaria en la asignaciÃ³n del GRD en patologÃas pediÃ¡tricas. Fernández Valdivia, A.; Lobo Támer, G.; Rodríguez Rodríguez, J. M.; Pérez de la Cruz, A. // Nutricion Hospitalaria;dic2012 suplemento 3, Vol. 27, p40
No abstract available.
- Penalties of hospital undernutrition. Powell-Tuck, Jeremy // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jan1997, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p8
The article examines the evidence for the benefits for the treatment of malnutrition among adult hospital patients. The disadvantages of hospital undernutrition include: negative moods and impaired cognitive function; muscle wasting; reductions in cardiac mass, cardiac output and pulse rate; and...
- Steps hospitals can take to reduce patient malnutrition. BARR, PAUL // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Dec2014, Vol. 88 Issue 12, p22
The article discusses the importance of reducing patient malnutrition in hospitals. Key strategies outlined by interdisciplinary consortium Alliance to Advance Patient Nutrition to tackle patient malnutrition include educating clinicians to recognize malnutrition, nutrition intervention, and...