Poor nutritional habits are predictors of poor outcome in very old hospitalized patients.

@article{Kagansky2005PoorNH,
  title={Poor nutritional habits are predictors of poor outcome in very old hospitalized patients.},
  author={Nadya Kagansky and Yitshal Berner and Nira Koren-Morag and Luiza Perelman and Hilla Knobler and Shmuel Levy},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={784-91; quiz 913-4}
}
BACKGROUND Malnutrition is prevalent in elderly populations. Recommended methods of nutritional screening are often too complicated and time-consuming for routine application in frail, very old, hospitalized patients. OBJECTIVE Our aims were to identify risk factors for development of malnutrition in very old hospitalized patients and to evaluate the total Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) score and MNA subscores as predictors of in-hospital and long-term mortality. DESIGN A prospective… CONTINUE READING
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