Implementation of nutritional guidelines in a university hospital monitored by repeated point prevalence surveys

@inproceedings{Tangvik2012ImplementationON,
  title={Implementation of nutritional guidelines in a university hospital monitored by repeated point prevalence surveys},
  author={Randi Julie Tangvik and Anne Berit Guttormsen and Grethe S Tell and Anette Hylen Ranhoff},
  booktitle={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2012}
}
  • Randi Julie Tangvik, Anne Berit Guttormsen, +1 author Anette Hylen Ranhoff
  • Published in
    European Journal of Clinical…
    2012
  • Medicine
  • Background/Objectives:Malnutrition is present in 20–50% of hospitalized patients, and nutritional care is a challenge. The aim was to evaluate whether the implementation of a nutritional strategy would influence nutritional care performance in a university hospital.Subjects/Methods:This was a prospective quality improvement program implementing guidelines for nutritional care, with the aim of improving nutritional practice. The Nutrition Risk Screening (NRS) 2002 was used. Point prevalence… CONTINUE READING

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