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The impact of malnutrition on morbidity, mortality, length of hospital stay and costs evaluated through a multivariate model analysis.
Malnutrition has been identified as affecting patient outcome. The purpose of this study was to correlate the nutritional status of hospitalized patients with their morbidity, mortality, length ofExpand
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ESPEN guideline: Clinical nutrition in surgery.
Early oral feeding is the preferred mode of nutrition for surgical patients. Avoidance of any nutritional therapy bears the risk of underfeeding during the postoperative course after major surgery.Expand
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GLIM Criteria for the Diagnosis of Malnutrition: A Consensus Report From the Global Clinical Nutrition Community.
BACKGROUND This initiative aims to build a global consensus around core diagnostic criteria for malnutrition in adults in clinical settings. METHODS The Global Leadership Initiative on MalnutritionExpand
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Hospital malnutrition: the Brazilian national survey (IBRANUTRI): a study of 4000 patients.
OBJECTIVE We assessed nutrition status and prevalence of malnutrition in hospital patients as determined by the Subjective Global Assessment Form, awareness of patients' nutrition status by healthExpand
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New parenteral lipid emulsions for clinical use.
Routine use of parenteral lipid emulsions (LE) in clinical practice began in 1961, with the development of soybean oil (SO) - based LE. Although clinically safe, experimental reports indicated thatExpand
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Adult starvation and disease-related malnutrition: a proposal for etiology-based diagnosis in the clinical practice setting from the International Consensus Guideline Committee.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Multiple definitions for malnutrition syndromes are found in the literature resulting in confusion. Recent evidence suggests that varying degrees of acute or chronic inflammationExpand
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Comparison of nutritional risk screening tools for predicting clinical outcomes in hospitalized patients.
OBJECTIVE International nutritional screening tools are recommended for screening hospitalized patients for nutritional risk, but no tool has been specifically evaluated in the Brazilian population.Expand
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Adult starvation and disease-related malnutrition: a proposal for etiology-based diagnosis in the clinical practice setting from the International Consensus Guideline Committee.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Multiple definitions for malnutrition syndromes are found in the literature resulting in confusion. Recent evidence suggests that varying degrees of acute or chronic inflammationExpand
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Fish oil lipid emulsions and immune response: what clinicians need to know.
Current evidence indicates that omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), particularly eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid found in fish oil, can prevent the development of inflammatoryExpand
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Hospital malnutrition in Latin America: A systematic review.
BACKGROUND Disease-related malnutrition is a major public health issue in both industrialised and emerging countries. The reported prevalence in hospitalised adults ranges from 20% to 50%. InitialExpand
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