[Identification of wrong or inadequate nutrition of elderly patients in an acute-admissions hospital].

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Wrong or inadequate nutrition can lead to an increased morbidity and mortality as well as a raised perioperative rate of complications. Endangered patients should be identified quickly, reliably and cost-effectively on admission. This study aimed at developing a 3-step assessment, using a previously evaluated questionnaire… (More)

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@article{Eisenlohr2003IdentificationOW, title={[Identification of wrong or inadequate nutrition of elderly patients in an acute-admissions hospital].}, author={Heidrun Eisenlohr}, journal={Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift}, year={2003}, volume={128 9}, pages={425-8} }