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Risk of Mortality in the Elderly Within 1 Year of Hospital Discharge Based on Nutritional Status

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Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

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Liu et al correlated the risk of mortality in the elderly within 1 year of hospital discharge with measures of malnutrition. This can help identify elderly patients who may benefit from nutritional and other interventions. The authors are from the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System and the University of Arkansas.

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