Poor nutritional status can occur at any age, but older people, especially because of frailty, are the most vulnerable. In elderly patient malnutrition has been associated with an increase of mortality and costs of health care. The aim of our study is to evaluate the nutritional status of hospitalized patients and other risk items.

The Assessment of Hospital Malnutrition in Geriatric Population

M. Pizzaguerra
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L. Torelli;R. Barazzoni
2020-01-01

Abstract

Poor nutritional status can occur at any age, but older people, especially because of frailty, are the most vulnerable. In elderly patient malnutrition has been associated with an increase of mortality and costs of health care. The aim of our study is to evaluate the nutritional status of hospitalized patients and other risk items.
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