Patient Optimization-Strategies That Work: Malnutrition.

  title={Patient Optimization-Strategies That Work: Malnutrition.},
  author={Gregory J. Golladay and Jibanananda Satpathy and William A. Jiranek},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  volume={31 8},
BACKGROUND Patient optimization is receiving increasing attention as outcomes monitoring and bundled payments have been introduced in joint arthroplasty. Optimization of nutrition is an important aspect of perioperative management. METHODS This manuscript is a review of previously published material related to nutrition and the impact of malnutrition on surgical outcomes, with guidance for surgeons preparing patients for elective joint arthroplasty. RESULTS Patients with optimized… CONTINUE READING
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