Elucidating effective ways to identify and treat malnutrition.

  title={Elucidating effective ways to identify and treat malnutrition.},
  author={Rebecca J. Stratton},
  journal={The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  volume={64 3},
There is a clear rationale for elucidating effective ways of identifying and treating disease-related malnutrition (DRM), given the physiological and financial consequences of this common condition and its treatability. Evidence indicates the efficacy of nutritional support methods (oral, tube and intravenous) in increasing total nutritional intake while having little effect on appetite, satiety, appetite mediators (e.g. leptin) and voluntary food intake. When used as the only source of… CONTINUE READING