Nutritional status among adult patients admitted to an university-affiliated hospital in Spain at the time of genoma.

@article{Planas2004NutritionalSA,
  title={Nutritional status among adult patients admitted to an university-affiliated hospital in Spain at the time of genoma.},
  author={M. Marichal Planas and Sergi Audivert and Cleof{\'e} P{\'e}rez-Portabella and Rosa Burgos and Carolina Puiggr{\'o}s and J M Casanelles and J. Rossell{\'o}},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={1016-24}
}
BACKGROUND Although malnutrition in hospitalized patients is generally associated with increasing morbidity and mortality, it is yet a widely unknown problem in hospitals. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the nutritional status of patients admitted to a university-affiliated hospital in Spain using anthropometry measurements and the Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) technique. METHODS We enrolled 400 patients selected at random using a computer software program. The primary… CONTINUE READING