Inherent flaws in a method of estimating meal intake commonly used in long-term-care facilities.

@article{Castellanos2002InherentFI,
  title={Inherent flaws in a method of estimating meal intake commonly used in long-term-care facilities.},
  author={Victoria Hammer Castellanos and Yvette N Andrews},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={102 6},
  pages={826-30}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the accuracy of a method used to estimate nursing home residents' meal consumption, where the meal tray is assessed as a whole and assigned a value of 0%, 25%, 50%, 75%, or 100% consumed, under both routine and controlled conditions. SUBJECTS/SETTING This study was conducted with certified nursing assistants at a 180-bed long-term-care facility in Miami, Fla. METHODS Study 1 evaluated the method under routine conditions by comparing nursing assistants' estimates to… CONTINUE READING

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