Ólina Torfadóttir

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AIM The aim of this study was to explore the point prevalence of malnutrition and the targeting of nutritional interventions in relation to undernutrition risk before and after an intervention. BACKGROUND Malnutrition risk and the precision in targeting nutritional treatment are indicators of quality of care. Knowledge regarding the in-hospital prevalence(More)
Transganglionic degeneration (TGD) has been studied in the trigeminal nucleus caudalis of young rats of different ages with the aid of the Fink-Heimer technique at various intervals following peripheral nerve transection. In addition, the occurrence of TGD was examined in adult rats after retransection of a peripheral nerve originally transected at birth.(More)
BACKGROUND The Minimal Eating Observation and Nutrition form - version II (MEONF - II) is a recently developed nursing nutritional screening tool. However, its inter- and intrarater reliability has not been assessed. METHODS Inpatients (n = 24; median age, 69 years; 11 women) were assessed by eight nurses (interrater reliability, two nurses scored each(More)
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