Overweight and obesity among older adults on admission to hospital

Fiona LITHANDER, Geraldine Keogh, L Killeen

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Poor nutritional status, which includes both under- and over-nutrition, is associated with poor health outcomes. This cross-sectional study assessed the nutritional status of older patients admitted to an acute geriatric ward of a Dublin hospital. Anthropometric and2 clinical measurements were made.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-1
Number of pages1
JournalIrish Medical Journal
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


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