Factors associated with weight loss, low BMI, and malnutrition among nursing home patients: a systematic review of the literature.

@article{Tamura2013FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with weight loss, low BMI, and malnutrition among nursing home patients: a systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Bruce K Tamura and Christina L Bell and Kamal H. Masaki and Elaine J Amella},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 9},
  pages={649-55}
}
BACKGROUND Weight loss and poor nutrition are important quality measures in long term care. Long term care professionals need to identify factors associated with weight loss and poor nutrition to target high-risk patients. METHODS The authors systematically searched Medline and CINAHL databases and included English language studies with more than 100 subjects analyzed, published after January 1, 1990, with data on factors associated with at least one of the following: weight loss, low body… CONTINUE READING
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