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Alfonso Vidal Casariego ; Isidoro Cano Rodríguez ; María D. Ballesteros Pomar ;Nutrición Hospitalaria 2014, 30 6

Author: Alicia Calleja Fernández

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Nutrición Hospitalaria ISSN: 0212-1611 info@nutriciónhospitalaria.com Grupo Aula Médica España Calleja Fernández, Alicia; Vidal Casariego, Alfonso; Cano Rodríguez, Isidoro; Ballesteros Pomar, María D. Malnutrition in hospitalized patients receiving nutritionally complete menus: prevalence and outcomes Nutrición Hospitalaria, vol.
30, núm.
6, 2014, pp.
1344-1349 Grupo Aula Médica Madrid, España Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=309232644020 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Nutr Hosp.
2014;30(6):1344-1349 ISSN 0212-1611 • CODEN NUHOEQ S.V.R.
318 Original - Valoración nutricional Malnutrition in hospitalized patients receiving nutritionally complete menus: prevalence and outcomes Alicia Calleja Fernández, Alfonso Vidal Casariego, Isidoro Cano Rodríguez y María D.
Ballesteros Pomar Unidad de Nutrición Clínica y Dietética.
Sección de Endocrinología y Nutrición.
Complejo Asistencial Universitario de León. España. Abstract Background: The prevalence of malnutrition in hospitals ranges from 20 to 50% and the hospital diet could be a potential risk factor.
The aim of the study was to determine the overall and per services prevalence of hospital malnutrition, and assess its impact on clinical outcomes in patients receiving nutritionally complete menus. Methodology: Cross-sectional study in a university hospital.
Nutritional status was assessed using Subjective Global Assessment (SGA), anthropometry, and biochemical parameters.
For the assessment of outcomes during hospitalization, length of stay, rate of deaths, and readmissions were collected. Results: 201 patients were evaluated.
The median age was 71.59 (IQR 21.43) years old, and 51.20% were women.
According to the result...





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