Combating hospital malnutrition: Dietitian-led quality improvement initiative.

@article{Lovesley2019CombatingHM,
  title={Combating hospital malnutrition: Dietitian-led quality improvement initiative.},
  author={D. Lovesley and R. Parasuraman and A. Ramamurthy},
  journal={Clinical nutrition ESPEN},
  year={2019},
  volume={30},
  pages={
          19-25
        }
}
BACKGROUND & AIM Malnutrition is serious but under-diagnosed problem among hospitalized patients as approximately one-third patients may become malnourished during their stay. We audited our clinical nutrition practice (CNP) to understand the gaps and planned quality improvement initiatives to strengthen CNP through early delivery of oral nutrition supplement (ONS) prescribed. METHOD A prospective study was conducted in a tertiary care hospital in three phases between Dec'15 and Feb'17. Phase… Expand
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