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G. Correa Souza ; S. Brunetto ; I. D. Schweigert Perry ; A. Biolo ;Nutrición Hospitalaria 2012, 27 2

Author: F. Donner Alves

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Nutrición Hospitalaria ISSN: 0212-1611 info@nutriciónhospitalaria.com Grupo Aula Médica España Donner Alves, F.; Correa Souza, G.; Brunetto, S.; Schweigert Perry, I.
D.; Biolo, A. Nutritional orientation, knowledge and quality of diet in heart failure; randomized clinical trial Nutrición Hospitalaria, vol.
27, núm.
2, marzo-abril, 2012, pp.
441-448 Grupo Aula Médica Madrid, España Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=309226786014 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.
2012;27(2):441-448 ISSN 0212-1611 • CODEN NUHOEQ S.V.R.
318 Original Nutritional orientation, knowledge and quality of diet in heart failure; randomized clinical trial F.
Donner Alves1, G.
Correa Souza1, S.
Brunetto2, I.
D.
Schweigert Perry3 and A.
Biolo1 1 Post-graduate Program in Cardiology.
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.
Porto Alegre.
RS.
Brazil.
2Hospital Conceição.
Porto Alegre.
RS.
Brazil.
3Department of Internal Medicine.
Faculdade de Medicina.
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.
Porto Alegre.
RS.
Brazil. Abstract Background: Non-pharmacological measures are recommended for heart failure patients.
However, most studies evaluate low sodium diet, while little is known about the effects of interventions to improve adherence and knowledge of patients about diet content. Objective: To evaluate if a global nutritional orientation could affect nutritional knowledge, adherence to food guidelines, anthropometrics and quality of life in heart failure patients. Methods: Forty six patients were randomized to intervention or control group.
Both groups received usual care with medical and nursing staff; the intervention group received additional nutritional guidance about diet and its relationship with disea...





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