2020 DOI: 10.20944/preprints202008.0382.v1 View full text Preprint
David Franciole de Oliveira Silva, Severina Carla Vieira Cunha Lima, Karine Cavalcanti Mauricio Sena-Evangelista, Dirce Marchioni, Ricardo Ney Cobucci, Fábia Barbosa de Andrade

Abstract: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is associated with high risk of malnutrition, primarily in elderly people; assessing nutritional risk using appropriate screening tools is critical. This systematic review identified applicable tools and assessed their measurement properties. Literature was searched in the MEDLINE, Embase, and LILACS databases. Four studies conducted in China met the eligibility criteria. Sample sizes ranged from six to 182, and participants’ ages from 65 to 87 years. Seven nutriti…

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