Prevalence and potentially reversible factors associated with anorexia among older nursing home residents: results from the ULISSE project.

@article{Landi2013PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and potentially reversible factors associated with anorexia among older nursing home residents: results from the ULISSE project.},
  author={Francesco Landi and Fabrizia Lattanzio and G Dell'aquila and Paolo Eusebi and Beatrice Gasperini and Rosa Liperoti and Andrea Belluigi and Roberto Bernabei and Antonio Cherubini},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={119-24}
}
OBJECTIVE The principal aims of the present study were to explore the prevalence of anorexia and the factors correlated to anorexia in a large population of older people living in nursing home. Secondary, we evaluated the impact of anorexia on 1-year survival. METHODS Data are from baseline evaluation of 1904 participants enrolled in the Un Link Informatico sui Servizi Sanitari Esistenti per l'Anziano study, a project evaluating the quality of care for older persons living in an Italian… CONTINUE READING
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