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The prognostic significance of malnutrition as assessed by the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) in older hospitalized patients with a heavy disease burden

Published inClinical nutrition, vol. 31, no. 1, p. 113-117
Publication date2012
Abstract

Malnutrition is common in older persons. However, it is unclear whether malnutrition diagnosed with the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) predicts mortality in older hospitalized patients.

Keywords
  • Acute Disease
  • Aged
  • 80 and over
  • Chronic Disease
  • Comorbidity
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Elder Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
  • Female
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Hypoalbuminemia/epidemiology/physiopathology
  • Male
  • Malnutrition/diagnosis/epidemiology
  • Nutrition Assessment
  • Prognosis
  • Prospective Studies
  • Risk Assessment
Citation (ISO format)
VISCHER, Ulrich Max et al. The prognostic significance of malnutrition as assessed by the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) in older hospitalized patients with a heavy disease burden. In: Clinical nutrition, 2012, vol. 31, n° 1, p. 113–117. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2011.09.010
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