Identifying Malnutrition: From Acute Care to Discharge & Beyond

A recent article in The Nurse Practitioner is a great way to start the malnutrition discussion with your nurse colleagues. This article reviews the importance of the interdisciplinary team in ensuring patients are appropriately evaluated and treated to avoid malnutrition and support positive outcomes.

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WHO Guidelines: Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE)

The World Health Organization (WHO) ICOPE guidelines can help you identify and intervene for physical and mental declines in older adults in your community. In this brochure, you’ll find exercise and oral nutritional supplement recommendations to improve musculoskeletal function, mobility, and vitality.

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Global Nutrition Report

A better-nourished world is a better world. Yet, the 2017 Global Nutrition Report shows that, despite the significant steps the world has taken towards improving nutrition, nutrition is still a universal problem.

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Ultra Rice Nutrition Project

Rice, a staple of food in India, may also hold the key to solving the nation’s malnutrition challenge. Aided by a $1.5 million grant from the Abbott Fund, Abbott scientists are working with the nonprofit, PATH, to optimize Ultra Rice technology to reduce costs while improving nutritional value.

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Better Sanitation = Better Health

Watch what happened when Abbott launched a community-led effort to combat the risk of disease and malnutrition—and to change habits and minds.

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Advocate Cost Study

Read the results of a recent study that assessed the cost savings potential of decreased 30-day readmissions in malnourished inpatients through a nutrition-focused quality improvement program.

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