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Effects of Nutritional Supplementation and Dietary Advice in Elderly Patients After Hospital Discharge.

2014-08-27 03:16:20 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of nutritional therapy in elderly malnourished patients. The hypothesises are that nutritional supplementation and dietary advice alone or in combination affects mortality, quality of life and health-care consumption after six month of treatment.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Malnutrition

Intervention

Nutritional supplementation with a liquid formula, Dietary advice, Combination of supplement and dietary advice

Location

Falu lasarett
Falun
Dalarna
Sweden
79129

Status

Enrolling by invitation

Source

Uppsala University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:20-0400

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