[Malnutrition among the elderly admitted as emergencies to an internal medicine department. A pilot study].


All elderly persons aged 68 years or more (N = 104) who were admitted consecutively to a medical department at Ullevål Hospital in the city of Oslo during a period of six weeks were studied for nutritional status: measurements were taken of arm muscle circumference, skin fold thickness, concentration of albumin, zinc, phosphate and magnesium in the serum… (More)


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