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Nutritionsbehandling i äldrevård - ett bortglömt perspektiv: Enkätstudie visar tydliga brister i omhändertagandet av äldre
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, centrumbildningar mm, Centre for Research and Development, Gävleborg.
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2009 (Swedish)In: Läkartidningen, ISSN 0023-7205, Vol. 106, no 40, 2538-2542 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

It has previously been demonstrated that the use of clinical nutrition in Swedish hospitals did not fulfill European standards. In the present study, a questionnaire-based investigation was performed among nurses working with elderly people living in sheltered housing. Overall, 765 (54.6%) responded. Nearly 90% of the nurses considered themselves responsible for nutritional assessment, although only 36% routinely registered energy intake on patients at risk of undernutrition. More than 60% stated that education regarding clinical nutrition was insufficient. Thus, despite a heavy responsibility in the nutrition care process for nurses, a lack of sufficient knowledge and education was evident. Special efforts should be aimed at a clarified organization as well as education.

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2009. Vol. 106, no 40, 2538-2542 p.
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Äldrevård, undernäring, näringsbedömning, näringsterapi, åldringssjukvård, klinisk kompetens, kliniska riktlinjer - principer, Europeiska unionen
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-129591PubMedID: 19908624OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-129591DiVA: diva2:344456

English title in PubMed: Nutritional therapy in elderly care - a forgotten perspective. A questionnaire study shows clear shortages in the care of the elderly

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