publication . Thesis . 2013

Measuring Nutritional Status, Hydration and Body Composition Changes in Acute Stroke

Kafri, Mohannad;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2013
  • Country: Somalia
Background: Dysphagia and cognitive problems, both common after stoke, may affect dietary intake increasing the risk of malnutrition. Malnutrition has adverse effects on body composition especially in conditions that escalate the stress response in the body and may be associated with immobility such as stroke. Study objective: The objective of my study was to understand the prognosis of malnutrition on post cardiovascular disease (CV) outcomes, understand body composition changes after stroke assessed using multi-frequency bioelectrical impedance analysis (MF-BIA) methods, examine the utility of MF-BIA in diagnosing dehydration in stroke patients, and validate M...
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