The relationship between nutritional status of hip fracture operated elderly patients and their functioning, comorbidity and outcome.

@article{KorenHakim2012TheRB,
  title={The relationship between nutritional status of hip fracture operated elderly patients and their functioning, comorbidity and outcome.},
  author={Tamar Koren-Hakim and Avraham Weiss and Avital Hershkovitz and Irena Otzrateni and Boris Grosman and Sigal Frishman and Moshe Salai and Yichayaou Beloosesky},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={917-21}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Malnutrition is common in hip fracture elderly patients. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the Mini Nutrition Assessment Short Form (MNA-SF) and cognitive, functional status, comorbidity and outcome of operated patients. METHODS Clinical data, MNA, functioning, cognition were prospectively determined. Retrospectively, the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) and Cumulative Illness Rating Scale for Geriatrics (CIRS-G) were applied. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING

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