Nutrition Knowledge Level of Nurses

  title={Nutrition Knowledge Level of Nurses},
  author={Nurdan Yalcin and Alper Cihan and Haldun R Gundogdu and Ayse Ocakci},
Background: Concern is growing about the malnutrition, nutrition therapy and its complications. Reduced involvement of nurses in patients’ nutritional care may be one of the contributing factors. The most common cause for insufficient nutritional practice is lack of nutritional knowledge. The purpose of the study was to determine knowledge-based nutrition competencies of nurses. Method and Material: A sample of 302 nurses from different hospitals in Zonguldak in Turkey and who were selected… CONTINUE READING

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