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Nutritional risk in hospitalised children: An assessment of two instruments

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Background and aims: A child's nutritional status may deteriorate over the course of a hospital admission. No universally accepted paediatric nutritional screening tool exists. This study aimed to evaluate validity and ease of use of two new instruments, STAMP and STRONGKIDS, for the assessment of nutritional risk of paediatric inpatients. Methods: In a cross-sectional study two trained investigators applied STAMP and STRONGKIDS to eligible inpatients. Demographic data, clinical information a...

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Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.eclnm.2011.01.007

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Journal:
e-SPEN
Volume:
6
Issue:
3
Pages:
e153-e157
Publication date:
2011-06-05
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EISSN:
1751-4991
ISSN:
1751-4991
URN:
uuid:7ebe1a75-5c53-435e-bedf-db8f2306d505
Source identifiers:
191277
Local pid:
pubs:191277

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