Malnutrition in hemodialysis patients: what therapy?

@article{Bossola2005MalnutritionIH,
  title={Malnutrition in hemodialysis patients: what therapy?},
  author={Maurizio Bossola and Maurizio Muscaritoli and Luigi Tazza and Stefania Giungi and Antonio Pio Tortorelli and Filippo Rossi Fanelli and Giovanna Luciani},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={
          371-86
        }
}
Malnutrition is common in hemodialysis patients and is a powerful predictor of morbidity and mortality. Although much progress has been made in recent years in identifying the causes and pathogenesis of malnutrition in hemodialysis patients, as well as recognizing the link between malnutrition and morbidity and mortality, no consensus has been reached concerning its management. Along with such conventional interventions as nutritional counseling, oral nutritional supplements, and intradialytic… CONTINUE READING

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