Malnutrition and risk of falling among elderly without home-help service--a cross sectional study.

@article{Westergren2014MalnutritionAR,
  title={Malnutrition and risk of falling among elderly without home-help service--a cross sectional study.},
  author={Albert Westergren and Peter Hagell and Catharina Sj{\"o}dahl Hammarlund},
  journal={The journal of nutrition, health & aging},
  year={2014},
  volume={18 10},
  pages={905-11}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to explore the frequency of malnutrition risk and associated risk of falling, social and mental factors among elderly without home-help service. The aim was also to explore factors associated with risk of falling. DESIGN A cross-sectional design was used. SETTING Elderly persons own homes. PARTICIPANTS Data were collected during preventive home visits to 565 elderly (age range 73-90 years) without home-help service. Those with complete SCREEN II forms… CONTINUE READING
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