Is undernutrition risk associated with an adverse clinical outcome in spinal cord-injured patients admitted to a spinal centre?

S Wong, F Derry, A Jamous, S P Hirani, A Forbes

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Abstract

To evaluate whether undernutrition risk measured using the Spinal Nutrition Screening Tool (SNST) and the Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST) is associated with worse clinical outcomes in respect of length of in-patient hospital stay (LOS) and mortality in the 12 months after admission to a spinal cord injuries (SCIs) centre.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)125-30
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume68
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014

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