Study of the effect of a liquid nutrition supplement on the nutritional status of psycho-geriatric nursing home patients

@article{WoutersWesseling2002StudyOT,
  title={Study of the effect of a liquid nutrition supplement on the nutritional status of psycho-geriatric nursing home patients},
  author={Wendeline Wouters-Wesseling and A N Wouters and CN Kleijer and J Bindels and C. P. G. M. de Groot and W A van Staveren},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2002},
  volume={56},
  pages={245-251}
}
Objectives: To evaluate the acceptance of a multinutrient liquid nutrition supplement in psycho-geriatric nursing home patients and the effect on weight, plasma nutrients and activities of daily life.Design: Double-blind, placebo-controlled 12-week intervention study.Setting: Two nursing homes in Boxtel, The Netherlands.Subjects: Forty-two (body mass index (BMI) <23 kg/m2 for men or <25 kg/m2 for women) psycho-geriatric nursing home patients aged 60 y or over.Interventions: Provision with a… CONTINUE READING