Malnutrition in Hospitals: It Was, Is Now, and Must Not Remain a Problem!

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Konturek, Peter C.; Herrmann, Hans J.; Schink, Kristin; Neurath, Markus F.; Zopf, Yurdagül;
  • Publisher: International Scientific Literature, Inc.
  • Journal: Medical Science Monitor : International Medical Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research,volume 21,pages2,969-2,975 (issn: 1234-1010, eissn: 1643-3750)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.12659/MSM.894238, pmc: PMC4596423
  • Subject: Malnutrition | Inpatients | Costs and Cost Analysis | Clinical Research | Diagnosis-Related Groups

Background Malnutrition is an under-recognized problem in hospitalized patients. Despite systematic screening, the prevalence of malnutrition in the hospital did not decrease in the last few decades. The aim of our study was to evaluate the prevalence of malnutrition an... View more
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