Mini Nutritional Assessment predicts gait status and mortality 6 months after hip fracture.

@article{Gumieiro2013MiniNA,
  title={Mini Nutritional Assessment predicts gait status and mortality 6 months after hip fracture.},
  author={David Nicoletti Gumieiro and Bruna Paola Murino Rafacho and Andrea Goncalves and Suzana Tanni Minamoto and Paula Schmidt Azevedo and Daniel Takashi Sakane and Carlos Augusto S{\'a} Carneiro and David Gaspardo and Leonardo Ant{\^o}nio Mamede Zornoff and Gilberto Jos{\'e} Caç{\~a}o Pereira and Sergio A. R. Paiva and Marcos Ferreira Minicucci},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={109 9},
  pages={1657-61}
}
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA), the Nutritional Risk Screening (NRS) 2002 and the American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Score (ASA) as predictors of gait status and mortality 6 months after hip fracture. A total of eighty-eight consecutive patients over the age of 65 years with hip fracture admitted to an orthopaedic unit were prospectively evaluated. Within the first 72 h of admission, each patient's characteristics were… CONTINUE READING
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