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Becoming Food Aware in Hospital: A Narrative Review to Advance the Culture of Nutrition Care in Hospitals

Becoming Food Aware in Hospital: A Narrative Review to Advance the Culture of Nutrition Care in Hospitals

Source: Healthcare Journal
Year: 2015
Healthcare Journal article on the Nutrition Care in Canadian Hospitals (2010–2013) study which identified the prevalence of malnutrition on admission to medical and surgical wards as 45%. The key finding was that a multi-level approach is needed to address this complex issue. The organization, staff, patients and their families need to be part of the solution to hospital malnutrition.