2017
DOI: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2017.07.017
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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… Show more

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“…Evidence shows that, following discharge, there is insufficient information and support for patients and family caregivers to assist in nutritional therapy management, despite its widespread use [7,8]. This is in spite of enteral nutritional therapy (EN) having positive effects on the clinical outcomes of critically ill patients and the capacity to have a transformative effect on patient and family life in the primary health care setting [9,10].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Evidence shows that, following discharge, there is insufficient information and support for patients and family caregivers to assist in nutritional therapy management, despite its widespread use [7,8]. This is in spite of enteral nutritional therapy (EN) having positive effects on the clinical outcomes of critically ill patients and the capacity to have a transformative effect on patient and family life in the primary health care setting [9,10].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%