Estimation of protein requirements according to nitrogen balance for older hospitalized adults with pressure ulcers according to wound severity in Japan.

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OBJECTIVES To estimate protein requirements in older hospitalized adults with pressure ulcers (PrU) according to systemic conditions and wound severity. DESIGN Secondary nitrogen balance study over 3 days. SETTING Long-term care facility. PARTICIPANTS Twenty-eight older adults with PrU using a urinary catheter. MEASUREMENTS Nitrogen balance over 3… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04202.x

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