DOI: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2017.07.057
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E. O’Sullivan, A. McAdam, M. O'Sullivan, R. Ryan, V. Young

Abstract: nursing teams/allied health professionals. The majority of referrals (61%) were for care home residents. Following assessment 26% of referrals were deemed inappropriate by the Dietitian. From March to July 2015 the dietetic team established the 'Community Refocus Project'. The community nursing teams and allied health professionals highlighted a lack of awareness of referral criteria, the use of outdated referral forms and patient information literature, a lack of weighing equipment and a perceived lack of eff…

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