Impact of nutritional status on long-term functional outcomes of post-acute stroke patients in Taiwan.

@article{Shen2011ImpactON,
  title={Impact of nutritional status on long-term functional outcomes of post-acute stroke patients in Taiwan.},
  author={H Shen and Hsueh-Fen Chen and Li-Ning Peng and Ming-Hsien Lin and Liang-Kung Chen and Chih-Kuang Liang and Y. Lo and Shinn-Jang Hwang},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={e149-52}
}
Nutritional status is important in stroke care, but little is known regarding to the prognostic role of nutritional status on long-term functional outcomes among stroke survivors. The main purpose of this study was to evaluate to the prognostic role of nutritional status on long-term functional outcomes among stroke survivors. Data of acute stroke registry in Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital were retrieved for analysis. Overall, 483 patients (mean age = 70.7 ± 10.3 years) with first-ever… CONTINUE READING
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