THE CHALLENGES AND IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON MALNUTRITION CARE

Publish Date: July 2020
Author(s): Mary Beth Arensberg, Cory Brunton, Wendy Everett, Sharon McCauley

Abstract:

This article discusses the impact of COVID-19 on malnutrition care in hospitalized patients, and highlights challenges and solutions for providing malnutrition care based on reports from 17 RDNs in Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii) Learning Collaborative hospitals.

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MARY BETH ARENSBERG, PhD, RDN, LDN, FAND

Director, Health Policy and Programs
Abbott Nutrition Health Institute, Abbott Nutrition Division of Abbott
Columbus, Ohio
USA

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CORY BRUNTON, MS, BSN, RN

Senior Analyst, Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research
Abbott Nutrition Division of Abbott
Columbus, Ohio
USA

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WENDY EVERETT, ScD

Senior Advisor
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
USA

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SHARON McCAULEY, MS, MBA, RDN, LDN, FADA, FAND

Senior Director, Quality Management
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Chicago, Illinois
USA

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