The effects of hospitalization on the nutritional status of children.

@article{Rocha2006TheEO,
  title={The effects of hospitalization on the nutritional status of children.},
  author={Geila A Rocha and Edmundo J M Rocha and Ceci V Martins},
  journal={Jornal de pediatria},
  year={2006},
  volume={82 1},
  pages={70-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the nutritional status of children at hospital admission and again at hospital discharge and to investigate factors associated with the onset and/or exacerbation of malnutrition. METHOD An observational study of 203 children under 5 years old admitted to a hospital in the city of Fortaleza between August and December 2003. Nutritional status, expressed in z-scores for weight/age, stature/age and weight/stature, was compared at the time of admission and on hospital… CONTINUE READING

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