Screening of nutritional risk among older persons

@inproceedings{Gjerlaug2017ScreeningON,
  title={Screening of nutritional risk among older persons},
  author={Anne Karine Gjerlaug and H{\o}gskolelektor and Gunn Harviken and Solveig Uppsata and Asta Bye and F{\o}rsteamanuensis},
  year={2017}
}
Background: The prevalence of malnutrition among institutionalised and community-dwelling older persons with home nursing varies between 30-60 percent and 2-10 percent, respectively. An early determination of nutritional risk is important, to be able to initiate nutritional therapy and prevent malnutrition. However, it is unclear which screening tools are best suited for use in the two groups of older persons in need of care.Objective: To identify screening tools that can determine the risk of… 

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