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Optimising an intervention to support home-living older adults at risk of malnutrition: a qualitative study

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Background: In the UK, about 14% of community-dwelling adults aged 65 and over are estimated to be at risk of malnutrition. Screening older adults in primary care and treating those at risk may help to reduce malnutrition risk, reduce the resulting need for healthcare use and improve quality of life. Interventions are needed to raise older adults’ risk awareness, offer relevant and meaningful strategies to address risk and support general practices to deliver tr...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12875-021-01572-z

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0000-0002-6594-5668
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BioMed Central
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22
Article number:
219
Publication date:
2021-11-11
Acceptance date:
2021-10-22
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1471-2296
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34758733

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