Contribution of body composition to nutritional assessment at hospital admission in 995 patients: a controlled population study.

@article{Kyle2001ContributionOB,
  title={Contribution of body composition to nutritional assessment at hospital admission in 995 patients: a controlled population study.},
  author={Ursula G. Kyle and Alfredo Morabia and D. O. Slosman and Noury Mensi and Pierre Unger and Claude Pichard},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={86 6},
  pages={725-31}
}
Body weight, weight changes and BMI are easily obtainable indicators of nutritional status, but they do not provide information on the amount of fat-free and fat masses. The purpose of the present study was to determine if fat-free mass (FFM) and fat mass were depleted in patients with normal BMI or serum albumin at hospital admission. A group of 995 consecutive patients were evaluated for malnutrition by BMI, serum albumin, and 50 kHz bioelectrical impedance analysis and compared with 995… CONTINUE READING
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