READMISSION AND MORTALITY IN MALNOURISHED, OLDER, HOSPITALISED ADULTS TREATED WITH A SPECIALISED ORAL NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT: A RANDOMISED CLINICAL TRIAL

Publish Date: 18 January 2016
Author(s): Nicolaas E. Deutz, Eric M. Matheson, Laura E. Matarese, Menghua Luo, Geraldine E. Baggs, Jeffrey L. Nelson, Refaat A. Hegazi, Kelly A. Tappenden, Thomas R. Ziegler, on behalf of the NOURISH Study Group

Abstract:

The NOURISH (Nutritional effect on unplanned readmissions and survival in hospitalised patients) study evaluates the impact of a high protein oral nutritional supplement containing β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate (HMB) on mortality and hospital readmission rates in malnourished hospitalised older adults with a range of cardiopulmonary conditions up to 90 days post-discharge.
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