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The majority of geriatric hospitalized patients are at high risk for malnutrition at discharge, which has negative impact on post-hospital outcomes. In a cross-sectional analysis in malnourished, geriatric patients we will evaluate frailty-status and functional status using objective and subjective methods at hospital discharge. Moreover, we will investigate the association between nutritional Status and frailty, sarcopenia, quality of life and fatigue.
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-04-25T08:08:41-0400
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