Full Implementation of Screening for Nutritional Risk and Dysphagia in an Acute Stroke Unit: A Clinical Audit.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In patients with acute stroke, undernutrition and aspiration pneumonia are associated with increased mortality and length of hospital stay. Formal screening for nutritional risk and dysphagia helps to ensure optimal nutritional management in all patients with stroke and to reduce the risk of aspiration in patients with dysphagia. We… (More)

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@article{Kampman2015FullIO, title={Full Implementation of Screening for Nutritional Risk and Dysphagia in an Acute Stroke Unit: A Clinical Audit.}, author={Margitta T. Kampman and Agnethe Eltoft and Migle Karaliute and Margrethe T B\orvik and Hugo Nilssen and Ida Svahn Rasmussen and Stein Harald Johnsen}, journal={The Neurohospitalist}, year={2015}, volume={5 4}, pages={205-211} }