ESPEN 2013 Symposium

The European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism August 31, 2013,
Leipzig, Germany
Malnutrition in Hospitalized Care

Heather H. Keller, RD, PhD, FDC
Professor & Schlegel Research Chair, Nutrition and Aging, Co-Chair Canadian Malnutrition Task Force, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada

The prevalence of hospital malnutrition worldwide ranges from 28-76% using Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) criteria. Developing a Nutrition Care Culture with implementation of care processes at multi-level interventions among an inter-professional team is required for improving patient outcomes.