Effects of enteral protein supplements on nutritional status and clinical outcome in unconscious elderly malnourished patients


Gulsen Atalay B., Yagmur C., Nursal T., Atalay H., Sezgin N., Giray S., ...Daha Fazla

NUTRITION & DIETETICS, cilt.71, ss.66-72, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 71 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/1747-0080.12081
  • Dergi Adı: NUTRITION & DIETETICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.66-72

Özet

Aim: Unconscious malnourished patients have reduced serum proteins. Enteral protein supplements may improve their nutritional status and clinical outcome. Our aim for the present study was to determine the effect on nutritional status and patient prognosis of enteral protein supplementation in tube-fed hospitalised unconscious elderly malnourished patients.