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Nursing home staff delivery of oral liquid nutritional supplements to residents at risk for unintentional weight loss.

Authors
  • Simmons, Sandra F
  • Patel, Ashish V
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2006
Volume
54
Issue
9
Pages
1372–1376
Identifiers
PMID: 16970644
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Oral liquid nutritional supplements are not provided consistent with orders in NH practice. Staff spends little time promoting supplement consumption during or between meals. The specificity of the order related to time of delivery may influence when and how often supplements are provided to residents.

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