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Malnutrition in hospitals

Peter Griffin posted in on August 28th, 2008.

The problem of malnutrition in our hospitals will be discussed at the New Zealand Dietetic Association National Conference in Hamilton next week. Global trends show between 10 and 60 percent (with an average 40 percent) of all people admitted to hospital are either malnourished or at significant risk of malnutrition.  This is predominant amongst older […]

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