Nutritional support and risk status among cancer patients in palliative home care services

@article{Orrevall2008NutritionalSA,
  title={Nutritional support and risk status among cancer patients in palliative home care services},
  author={Ylva Orrevall and Carol Tishelman and Johan Permert and Tommy E Cederholm},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={153-161}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the nutritional risk status and use of nutritional support among cancer patients enrolled in palliative home care services. Differences in the use of nutritional support in relation to nutritional, social and clinical factors, as well as survival were also investigated. Structured telephone interviews were conducted with cancer patients enrolled in all 21 palliative home care services in the Stockholm region. An interview guide was designed to… CONTINUE READING
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