2017
DOI: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2017.07.017
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K. Boland, N. Maher, C. O'Hanlon, M. O'Sullivan, M. Smyth, J.V. Reynolds

Abstract: support. The documented prevalence of malnutrition in patients with chronic disease ranged from 7%-15%, and of these, 18%-34% were prescribed nutrition support (see Table 1).This is the largest survey of GP records to assess recording of malnutrition and prescription of ONS and other enteral nutrition support in adults with chronic conditions in the UK. Malnutrition was common in the chronic conditions, but overall prevalence was lower than previously reported in GP practices [4], possibly due to under-reporti…

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