TITLE

Nutritional assessment and length of hospital stay

AUTHOR(S)
Kyle, Ursula G.; Coss-Bu, Jorge A.
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 17, p1831
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the authors discuss the aspects of nutritional assessment and screening and the effect of the length of hospital stay to the health status of patients. It states that diseases such as anorexia and asthenia are associated with poor intake of food which result in gastrointestinal function that affects nutritional assessment. Furthermore, it says that maintenance of the nutritional status of patients will improve clinical outcomes which will help contain the costs of health care.
ACCESSION #
55702152

 

Related Articles

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics