Prevalence of malnutrition and its etiological factors in hospitals.

  title={Prevalence of malnutrition and its etiological factors in hospitals.},
  author={Rosa Burgos and B Sarto and I{\~n}aki El{\'i}o and M. Marichal Planas and Maria de Tall{\'o} Forga and Ana Cant{\'o}n and Roser Trallero and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Gonz{\'a}lez Mu{\~n}oz and Domingo Garcia P{\'e}rez and A Bonada and E P I Salo and M. Lecha and G Enrich and Jordi Salas-Salvad{\'o}},
  journal={Nutricion hospitalaria},
  volume={27 2},
BACKGROUND Malnutrition among inpatients is highly prevalent, and has a negative impact on their clinical outcome. The Working Group for the Study of Malnutrition in Hospitals in Catalonia was created to generate consensus guidelines for the prevention and/or treatment of malnutrition in hospitals in Catalonia, Spain. AIMS The objectives of the study were to determine the prevalence of malnutrition on admission to hospital in Catalonia and to assess relationships between malnutrition, social… CONTINUE READING

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