Hohenheim Malnutrition Study in Geriatric Fracture Patients

2018-04-17 08:47:09 | BioPortfolio


The aim of this study is to evaluate long-term effects of early and prolonged individualized and optimized nutritional support using ONS for four weeks, in combination with a defined physiotherapy regimen, on sarcopenia and other outcome parameters in elderly fracture patients.

Study Design


Geriatric Patients


oral nutritional supplementation, Usual care


University of Hohenheim




University of Hohenheim

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-04-17T08:47:09-0400

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Providers of initial care for patients. These PHYSICIANS refer patients when appropriate for secondary or specialist care.

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