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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-01-24T12:29:12-0500
Disease-related malnutrition is common across healthcare settings in the UK and if left untreated, may have severe consequences. One of the strategies commonly used to combat malnutrition...
The purpose of the study is to assess the acceptability of the two lipid-based nutrient supplement (LNS) formulations containing no zinc and a high amount of zinc (10 mg zinc / 20 g dose o...
The relationship between infections and malnutrition is synergistic, each further compromising the outcome of the other. Malnutrition compromises natural immunity leading to increased susc...
The intervention tested in this research project aims to reduce the unplanned hospitalizations in CHF patients by preventing the malnutrition using a personalized dietetic education progra...
This study aims to investigate the efficacy of high energy, low volume oral nutritional supplements (ONS) compared to equivalent standard ONS (control) to maximize nutrient intake, complia...
Malnutrition is a complex disorder, defined by an imbalance, excess, or deficiency of nutrient intake. The visible signs of malnutrition are stunted growth and wasting, but malnourished children are a...
Malnutrition is a common but underestimated condition in the hospital setting. Malnutrition increases in-hospital mortality and complications, and treatment costs. Simple screening tools such as the m...
Respiratory diseases and asthma, in particular, are nowadays a global health problem. In Rwanda, some traditional healers claim to treat asthma with plant-based recipes, though there is no scientific ...
Malnutrition is highly prevalent in geriatric patients and is associated with an increased risk of death. In addition, delirium is a common condition of the older hospitalized patients. As brain has a...
In patients with chronic heart failure (CHF), malnutrition might be related to right heart dysfunction and venous congestion, which predispose to bowel oedema and malabsorption, thereby leading to mal...
A procedure consisting of the SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS of the proximal part of the JEJUNUM to the distal portion of the ILEUM, so as to bypass the nutrient-absorptive segment of the SMALL INTESTINE. Due to the severe malnutrition and life-threatening metabolic complications, this method is no longer used to treat MORBID OBESITY.
The lack of sufficient energy or protein to meet the body's metabolic demands, as a result of either an inadequate dietary intake of protein, intake of poor quality dietary protein, increased demands due to disease, or increased nutrient losses.
Collections of recipes or instructions for preparation of food and organization of meals.
Acute form of MALNUTRITION which usually affects children, characterized by a very low weight for height (below -3z scores of the median World Health Organization standards), visible severe wasting, or occurrence of nutritional EDEMA. It can be a direct or indirect cause of fatality in children suffering from DIARRHEA and PNEUMONIA. Do not confuse with starvation, a condition in which the body is not getting enough food, usually for extended periods of time.
Works that consist of lists of drugs or collections of recipes, formulas, and prescriptions for the compounding of medicinal preparations.