G D Pinchcofsky

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The effects of parenteral nutrition on appetite during and after therapy are unclear. Previous studies done in animals, as well as in humans, are inconclusive. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of parenteral nutrition on voluntary oral intake of food. The study was done on ten stable patients receiving parenteral nutrition for(More)
Nutritional status can change during hospitalization. To evaluate the degree of change, a nutrition screening program (NSP) that included admission and 3-week reassessment was implemented. NSP parameters were weight for height, percentage of weight loss, arm muscle circumference, triceps skinfold, serum albumin, and total lymphocyte count. Nutritional risk(More)
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