In 1995 a correlation between malnutrition and poor outcome in critically ill patients still exists.

@article{Giner1996In1A,
  title={In 1995 a correlation between malnutrition and poor outcome in critically ill patients still exists.},
  author={Maria F. Garc{\'i}a-Bermejo Giner and Alessandro Laviano and Michael Marwan Meguid and John R Gleason},
  journal={Nutrition},
  year={1996},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={23-9}
}
After more than two decades of nutritional awareness, we designed a prospective study to determine whether malnutrition is still a significant issue in hospitalized patients. Patients admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) were divided into well-nourished and malnourished groups, according to their nutritional status as assessed by serum albumin level and weight/height ratio. Severity of illness, as assessed by the Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System (TISS), was used to further stratify… CONTINUE READING

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