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'We are all time poor' -- is routine nutrition screening of older patients feasible?

@article{Hamirudin2013WeAA,
  title={'We are all time poor' -- is routine nutrition screening of older patients feasible?},
  author={Aliza Haslinda Hamirudin and Karen E Charlton and Karen Walton and Andrew Bonney and George P Albert and Adam J Hodgkins and Jan Potter and Marianna Milosavljevic and Andrew Dalley},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  year={2013},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={
          321-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Despite clinical guidelines that recommend routine nutrition screening of older patients, this does not generally occur in the Australian general practice setting. This study aimed to identify perceived barriers and opportunities to implementing nutrition screening of older people in general practice. METHODS Twenty-five in-depth individual interviews were conducted with general practitioners, general practice registrars and practice nurses. Interviews were audio-recorded… CONTINUE READING
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