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INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of malnutrition, and its associated risk factors, in stroke patients residing in an infirmary in Hong Kong. METHODS A cross-sectional retrospective study of 61 stroke patients residing in an infirmary was conducted. Baseline demographic data, including age, gender, smoking habit, and(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the prevalence and risk factors of malnutrition in geriatric patients admitted to a convalescent and rehabilitation hospital. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Regional hospital, Hong Kong. PATIENTS A total of 120 patients (aged 60 years or older) referred to Tung Wah Eastern Hospital. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES(More)
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