A Pre-post Evaluation of an Ambulatory Nutrition Support Service for Malnourished Patients Post Hospital Discharge: A Pilot Study.

@article{Lim2013APE,
  title={A Pre-post Evaluation of an Ambulatory Nutrition Support Service for Malnourished Patients Post Hospital Discharge: A Pilot Study.},
  author={Su Lin Lim and Xianghui Lin and Yiong Huak Chan and Maree Ferguson and Lynne Allison Daniels},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  year={2013},
  volume={42 10},
  pages={507-13}
}
INTRODUCTION Malnutrition is common among hospitalised patients, with poor follow up of nutrition support post-discharge. Published studies on the efficacy of ambulatory nutrition support (ANS) for malnourished patients post-discharge are scarce. The aims of this study were to evaluate the rate of dietetics follow-up of malnourished patients postdischarge, before (2008) and after (2010) implementation of a new ANS service, and to evaluate nutritional outcomes post-implementation. MATERIALS… CONTINUE READING
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