Malnutrition screening tools for hospitalized children.

@article{Hartman2012MalnutritionST,
  title={Malnutrition screening tools for hospitalized children.},
  author={Corina Hartman and Raanan Shamir and Christina Hecht and Berthold Koletzko},
  journal={Current opinion in clinical nutrition and metabolic care},
  year={2012},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={303-9}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Malnutrition is highly prevalent in hospitalized children and has been associated with relevant clinical outcomes. The scope of this review is to describe the five screening tools and the recent European Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ESPEN) research project aimed at establishing agreed, evidence-based criteria for malnutrition and screening tools for its diagnosis in hospitalized children. RECENT FINDINGS Five nutrition screening tools have recently been… CONTINUE READING
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