Nutritional screening in community dwelling older adults.

@article{Callen2011NutritionalSI,
  title={Nutritional screening in community dwelling older adults.},
  author={Bonnie L Callen},
  journal={International journal of older people nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={272-81}
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to test whether a combination of validated tools, one for each of five leading nutritional risk factors, could predict unintentional weight loss in community dwelling older adults. BACKGROUND Non-invasive, easily administered nutritional screening tools for community dwelling older adults are few and those that are available are problematic. METHOD Convenience samples of 115 adults ≥65 were interviewed. Height, weight and measures of the… CONTINUE READING