MALNUTRITION IN HOSPITALIZED ASIAN SENIORS
Many studies across the world have cited the prevalence of malnutrition and risk of malnutrition ranging from 15% to 54% in hospitalized patients.The prevalence is particularly high among older adults and those with specified morbid conditions known to affect nutritional intake and nutritional status. Asia makes up 60% of the world’s current human population. This article aims to raise clinicians’ awareness of the prevalence of undernutrition among hospitalized seniors living in Asian countries.Read Full Article (PDF 548 KB)
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