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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

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Published in Clinical Nutrition. 2012, vol. 31, no. 1, p. 113-7
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 DiseaseAged80 and overChronic DiseaseComorbidityCross-Sectional StudiesElder Nutritional Physiological PhenomenaFemaleGeriatric AssessmentHospitalizationHumansHypoalbuminemia/epidemiology/physiopathologyMaleMalnutrition/diagnosis/epidemiologyNutrition AssessmentPrognosisProspective StudiesRisk Assessment
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Research group Démence du sujet âgé, troubles cognitifs, la symptomatologie cognitive (577)
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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. 113-7. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:26357

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