Royal College of Physicians Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party evidence-based guidelines for the nutritional support of patients who have had a stroke.

@article{Gomes2014RoyalCO,
  title={Royal College of Physicians Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party evidence-based guidelines for the nutritional support of patients who have had a stroke.},
  author={Filomena Gomes and Christopher Hookway and Christine Elizabeth Weekes},
  journal={Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={107-21}
}
BACKGROUND Stroke affects 15 million people each year worldwide and is one of the world's leading causes of death and physical disability. Stroke can result in a decline in nutritional status and this is associated with increased mortality and poor outcomes. The present work aimed to systematically review key aspects of the nutritional support of stroke patients at risk of malnutrition and to provide evidence-based guidelines for use in clinical practice. The work was conducted as part of the… CONTINUE READING
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