Malnutrition and sarcopenia are associated with increased mortality rate in nursing home residents: A prospective study


Saka B., OZKAYA H. M. , KARISIK E., AKIN S., Akpinar T. S. , Tufan F. , ...Daha Fazla

EUROPEAN GERIATRIC MEDICINE, cilt.7, ss.232-238, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 7 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.eurger.2015.12.010
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN GERIATRIC MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.232-238

Özet

Background and aims: The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of malnutrition risk and sarcopenia in our elderly (>= 65 years) nursing home residents and find out their association with mortality.